Thinking aloud – why there is a need to critique

The article “Why Sex May Be the Greatest Threat to Christianity” succinctly describes how mainstream Christianity has been repressive and oppressive to people regarding human sexuality because the Christian narrative feeds on guilt and the religion itself thrives on control. It is therefore liberating and important to not allow ourselves be subject to any kind…

What “spirituality” means for you

What makes you come alive? What satisfies you most deeply? What fills you up? What brings you joy? What centers you? What is a source of delight and pleasure for you? What areas, fields, or subjects are you interested in exploring? What makes you feel connected to yourself? What forms of self-expression are the most…

Nudism and spirituality (An excerpt)

“What is this freedom? It is being free of restrictive clothing, free from societal pressure of how we are to look, feel and behave and it is being free of shame of our bodies that we learned from our parents or that we were taught in some fear-based religion. It is being free of worrying…

Amos Yee’s response to death threat made by retarded isis member

Originally posted on amosyee:
Here is the death threat: https://www.reddit.com/r/anonimity/comments/3xb015/a_warning_to_amos_yee/ Amos Yee’s response: HAHAHAHA dumb muslim fuck, fucking idiot thinking you can cause fear to me. Apologise to islam and you? HAHAHAHA! I’d rather lick lee hsien loong’s shit. The highly ‘efficient’ singapore police aren’t even able to find me, much less you you muslim, paedophile-loving piece…

On the side of the underdogs 

This past year, a 17-year-old boy named Amos Yee has been in the media spotlight both in Singapore and around the world for posting salient critiques of a former prime minister of Singapore and the problems of lack of political freedom and free speech, high income inequality and so on in the country. Amos’ brave…

Reclaiming liberation theology (Part 3)

This is a continuation of Part 1 and Part 2 of the “Reclaiming Liberation Theology” blog series. Let’s summarise first: Sin is disturbance of the peace that God originally intended for the world. It is when people don’t love one another as brothers and sisters. (1 John) It is also the systemic oppression of humanity….

Original Black Jesus

   “A thinking mind is a busy and curious mind. And when you think of people’s need for images of God/Creator in physical recognizable human form what is that all about? I mean a picture of Jesus, or any religious deity is doing what exactly? And you realize how the human mind works in trying…

“Religious children are meaner than their secular counterparts, study finds”

The Humanist Society of Singapore posted an article in Facebook, quoting from the article the following: Academics from seven universities across the world studied Christian, Muslim and non-religious children to test the relationship between religion and morality. They found that religious belief is a negative influence on children’s altruism. “Overall, our findings … contradict the…