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What Causes Religion and Superstitions?, in the following sections:

Time to Move On: Religion Has Cost Too Much, in the following sections:

Prayer to God in Christianity and Islam: It is Useless and Satanic!, in the following sections:

Why Question Beliefs? Dangers of Placing Ideas Beyond Doubt, and Advantages of Freethought, in the following sections:

Causes of Belief in the Afterlife and Differences Across Religions and Cultures, in the following sections:

Fundamentalism and Literalism in World Religions, in the following sections:

Anti-Religious Forces: Specific Factors Fuelling Secularisation, in the following sections:

Religious Extremism, in the following sections:

Science and Religion, in the following sections:

Do We Need Religion to Have Good Morals?, in the following sections:

God is Logically Impossible: The Argument for Atheism from Incoherence, in the following sections:

Why Are There So Many Religious People? Parents, Local Culture and Inertia, in the following sections:

The False and Conflicting Experiences of Mankind: How Other Peoples' Experience Contradict Our Own Beliefs, in the following sections:

Modern Paganism (Neopaganism), in the following sections:

Counter-Cultural and Alternative New Religious Movements, in the following sections:

The Four Dimensions and the Immutability of God, in the following sections:

Religion, Violence, Crime and Mass Suicide, in the following sections:

Theological Problems with Heaven, Paradise and Nirvana, in the following sections:

The Assumptions about God and Creation, of Both Theists and Atheists, in the following sections:

Jesus Did Not Exist, in the following sections:

Atheism and Secularism, in the following sections:

Is God All-Powerful? Can God or Anything Truly Be Omnipotent?, in the following sections:

Experiences of God are Illusions, Derived from Malfunctioning Psychological Processes, in the following sections:

Religion and Intelligence, in the following sections:

Simple Answers in a Complex World: What Causes Religion?, in the following sections:

Why do People Join New Religious Movements?, in the following sections:

Religion as the Result of Human Mythmaking, in the following sections:

Marriage: Its Diversity and Character, in the following sections:

God's Methods of Communication: Universal Truth Versus Hebrew and Arabic, in the following sections:

Secularisation Theory: Will Modern Society Reject Religion? What is Secularism?, in the following sections:

Islamic Violent Fundamentalism and Extremism, in the following sections:

The New Age, in the following sections:

Anti-Semitism: 2000 Years of Christian Love, in the following sections:

Eckankar: The Religion of the Light and Sound of God, The Ancient Science of Soul Travel, in the following sections:

Errors in Thinking: Cognitive Errors, Wishful Thinking and Sacred Truths, in the following sections:

Christian Universalism in Matthew and Luke: Parables of the Vineyard Workers and the Lost Sheep, in the following sections:

What is the Best Country in the World? An Index of Morality, Conscience and Good Life, in the following sections:

Wicca - The Rise of a Western Mystery Religion Based on Witchcraft, in the following sections:

Nothing New: Religions Evolve From Previous Religions, in the following sections:

Free Speech and Defamation of Religion, in the following sections:

  • 2. The Benefits of Questioning Ideas Outweigh Religious Sensitivities
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When Human Religions Meet Intelligent Alien Life, in the following sections:

Humanism, in the following sections:

Shamanism, in the following sections:

Why God Created Evil: The Absence of Good?, in the following sections:

Mass Belief and the False Consensus Effect: Everyone Believes It So It Must Be True!, in the following sections:

Multiculturalism, Globalisation and Religion, in the following sections:

The Internet and Religion, in the following sections:

Religious Clothing and Symbols in Secular Democracies, in the following sections:

Natural Evil such as Earthquakes: Evidence That God is Not Good, in the following sections:

Souls do not Exist: Evidence from Science & Philosophy Against Mind-Body Dualism, in the following sections:

Is Free Will the Reason God Allows Evil and Suffering?, in the following sections:

God Never Needs to Test Us, in the following sections:

Universalism: If there is a Good God, Everyone Must Go to Heaven, in the following sections:

How to Kill God and Reduce Religion, in the following sections:

Pantheism, in the following sections:

The Anthropic Coincidences: Is the Universe Fine-Tuned for Life?, in the following sections:

God and Goodness: Can a Perfectly Good God Exist? Is God Love?, in the following sections:

The Gradual Instruction of Humankind by a Series of Prophets from God, in the following sections:

Legislation and Faith: Religious Rights and Religious Wrongs, in the following sections:

Reincarnation, in the following sections:

  • 1. About Belief in the Afterlife in General
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How Do Religions Get Created?, in the following sections:

  • 2. Bottom-Up and Top-Down Movements
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Human Rights, in the following sections:

  • 4. Are Secular or Religious Codes Better for Morality?
  • 2. Tolerance and Human Rights Effectively Erode Religion

The Universe Could Not Have Been Created by God: The Failure of First Cause Arguments, in the following sections:

Infanticide and Heaven: Killing Babies for God, in the following sections:

Pascal's Wager is Safer in Reverse: Picking a Religion is Dangerous Business, in the following sections:

Some People Become Religious to Aid Motivation to Reform Their Behaviour, in the following sections:

  • 1. Simple Answers in a Complex World
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The Banning of Face Coverings such as the Niqab and Burqa in Europe, in the following sections:

Religion in the United Kingdom: Diversity, Trends and Decline, in the following sections:

When Was Jesus Born? What Year, and Which Day?, in the following sections:

Political Power Struggles and Identity Reinforcement: Why are People Religious?, in the following sections:

The Bane of Monotheism: Against Single-God Religions

What is Religion? How Do You Define Religion?, in the following sections:

Hallucinations, Sensory Deprivation and Fasting: The Physiological Causes of Religious and Mystical Experiences, in the following sections:

Who Wrote the Four Gospels of the New Testament? An Introduction to Matthew, Mark, Luke and John., in the following sections:

Religion in Europe, in the following sections:

Does Praying for Someone Work?, in the following sections:

If I was God, What Would I Do?, in the following sections:

Is the Christian God Evil? Evidence from Scripture and Nature, in the following sections:

United Kingdom: National Successes and Social Failures

What are 'Left Hand Path' Religions?

Hell in World Religions

Faith Schools, Sectarian Education and Segregation: Divisive Religious Behavior (UK Case Study)

The Illusion of Choice: Free Will and Determinism: 7.3. Free Will in the Christian Bible

Metaphysical Solipsism is Not True: 5. Consciousness is Biological, There is No Need for Solipsism

Religion Versus Womankind

Pride and Ego as a Cause of Religion

Spirit Dualism: It Makes No Sense to Divide Spirits Into "Good" and "Bad"

The Nature of Alien Life: From the Familiar to the Exotic: 4.3. The Gaia Hypothesis

Religious Education in UK Schools: 5. Faith Schools

Nightmares and Night Terrors: 2.2. Religion and Superstition

The Gaia Hypothesis of James Lovelock

Religion in the UK's Armed Forces

Enforced Christianity in the Modern British Army: Remembrance Sunday and Church Parades

Ethics Of Reciprocity like the Golden Rule and the Wiccan Rede Do Not Work

Give to Charity Directly, Not to Church

Ontological Argument for God (Descartes & Anselm)

Christian Moral Theory and Morality in Action: Biblical Morals and Social Disaster: 5.1. Violence and Murder Endorsed in the Bible

Christian Mythology: Adam and Eve, and the Serpent, in the Garden of Eden

The Divine Number 12: 12 Gods, 12 Disciples, 12 Tribes and the Zodiac

The Birth of Jesus and the Christmas Story: Pagan and Unhistorical

Buddhism is an Atheist Religion

The Crucifixion Facade

Types of Christianity in History: Who Were the First Christians?


Biblical Christianity Denies Free Will

Monotheism and Free Will: God, Determinism and Fate

God Has No Free Will: 2 Proofs

What the Mentally and Physically Disabled Tell Us About God's Plan

Islam and the West: Pluralism, Immigration and Danger: 2.1. Muslim Schools

Single God Religions (Monotheism)

Religion and Morals

Is Omniscience Possible? Does God Know Everything?

God and Pronouns: God has No Gender

The Problem of Evil: Why Would a Good God Create Suffering?

God Does Not Need Prayer, Prophets, Souls, Evangelists Nor Religion

The Experience of Evil Theodicy

Homocentricity or Anthropocentrism: Why Do Religions Think Humanity Is Central to God and Creation?: 2.3. The Failure of the Anthropic Coincidences Argument: The Universe Was Not Fine-Tuned for Life

Christianity v. Astronomy: The Earth Orbits the Sun!

Institutionalized Religions Have Their Numbers Inflated by National Polls

Christianity's 7 Day Creation Myth: 8. Conclusions

Cultural Religion Versus Scholarly Religion

Animal Sacrifice and Blood Rituals in Traditional World Religions and in Satanism: 4. Law Should Apply to All

The Validity of Love Theodicy: God, Humans, Free Will and Evil

What is Religious Fundamentalism?

Religion and the Fear of Death

Definitions of Secularisation Theory: Why is Religion Declining?

Pareidolia - Seeing False Patterns in Random Data: Faces in Toast, Bible Codes and Conspiracy Theories: 3. Hyperactive Agent Detection Device (HADD)

LGBT Rights Across the World: Which are the Best and Worst Countries?: 1. Current Trends

Belief in the Theory of Evolution Versus Religious Faith

What Do Religions Say About Souls?

What Does the Christian Bible say About Prayer? How Should Christians Pray?

Fundamentalist Judaism and Jewish Terrorism: 4. Scriptural Justifications for Violence and Murder in the Name of Religion

Out of Body Experiences (OBEs): Astral Projection or Soul Travelling?

Surviving Death and the Meaning of Life: 3. Religion

Prayer is Magic, and Prayers are Spells: 1. Prayer is Magic

Different Types of Atheism and Atheist Beliefs

Christianity and Sexuality: The Damaging Results of Faulty Teachings

Christianity and Child Abuse: Fatal Cases of Faith Healing and Exorcisms by Priests and Clergy

Dictionary List of Different Types of Religion

Women as Possessions and Objects of Beauty in the Bible

The Yezidis / Yazidis: Persecution Amidst Claims of Devil Worship

Hinduism: Fundamentalism and Violent Extremism

Organized Judaism and Women: The Source of Prejudice in the Jewish Scriptures/Old Testament: 1. The Unhappy Role of Women in Religion

International Happiness: Which Countries and Regions are Most Happy?: 3. Happiness and Religion: Does Belief Make You Happy Or Does Unhappiness Make You Believe?

Christianity and Homosexuality: A Very Unhappy Story: 7. Tolerance of Homosexuality in Middle-Ages Christianity

Refuting Missionaries [of Christianity]

A Critical Look at John Chapter 9 (A Rewrite of Mark's Story of the Blind Man): 1. Book Summary

The Cost and Worth of Hospital, Prison and Military Chaplains (UK Case Study)

Imagine There's No Heaven

Hyperactive Agent Detection Device (the Psychology of Religion and Superstition)

The 12 Disciples: The Christian Take on Ancient Astrology: 1. The Number Twelve in Ancient Religion

Near Death Experiences (NDEs): 1. Belief in the Afterlife

Criticism of the New Age: Ridiculous Practices, Daft Beliefs and Pseudoscience: 1. An Introduction to the New Age

Science is Shrinking the Supernatural World


Religion is Bad for Democracy; and Good Governance is Bad for Many Religions: 1. Abrahamic Religions are Naturally Dictatorial

Human Story Telling: The Poor Accuracy of Oral Transmission

Endorsement of Violence and Murder in the Old Testament

Liberals and Academics Understand Scripture Better Than Believers

The Foundations of Islam in Paganism: 3. The Hajj and the Pagan Number Seven

Growing Fundamentalism in Islam: How Moderates are Subjugated by Muslim Hardliners

Christian Extremism, Intolerance and Resurgent Fundamentalism: 1. Fundamentalism in World Religions

Islamophobia: Anti-Muslim Racism Versus 'The Race Card'

Human Rights and Secular Morals: Ethics Without Religion or Faith: 2. Human Rights Perform Much Better Than Religious Rules

The Mystical Number 7

Genetic Engineering: What We've Already Done, and We Could Do: 4.4. Religion: God's Will and Genetics

How to Pray in Islam, According to the Qur'an

Scriptural Debating Style: Christians and Muslims Must be Patient and Courteous

Judaism, Christianity and Women: Biblical Misogyny and Historical Subjugation: 1. The Unhappy Role of Women in Religion

Islam and Women

Melakhim (1st half) / 1 Kings / 3 Kingdoms: 1. The Number Twelve in 1 Kings

Christianity: The Bible Teachings on Those Who Believe Wrongly: 3. Pascal's Wager is Safer in Reverse: Picking a Religion is Dangerous Business

The Gospel According to Saint Luke

The End of the World is Nigh! The Dangers of Apocalyptism and End-Times Beliefs

The God of the Gaps

Abrahamic Religions Versus History: The Shared Myths of Judaism, Christianity and Islam: 4.2. Adam and Eve

Apostasy: Thought Crime in Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Organized Coverups of Sexual Child Abuse by Priests, Clergy and Christian Institutions

Arian Christianity (the Father is Greater than the Son): A Precursor to Modern Christianity

Gnosticism (1st-7th Century): The Birth of Christianity

The Peacock vs. the Ostrich - Religious Behaviour and Sexuality

The Islamic Religion is Often Mixed With Cultural Practices


Abortion, Birth Control and Contraception: How Religion is Making Overpopulation Worse

Which are the Best Countries in Europe?

A List of All Religions and Belief Systems

Happiness and Religion: Does Belief Make You Happy Or Does Unhappiness Make You Believe?

An introduction to Vodun, or Voodoo

Modern Druids (Neo-Druidism / Neo-Druidry): 4. The Causes Behind the Rise of Modern Druidry and other NRMs


Book of Judges (Shofetim): 2. Were There Twelve Judges?

Animism: 1. Hyperactive Agent Detection Device (the Psychology of Religion and Superstition)

Can God Lie? Is God Always Truthful in the Christian Bible?

Noah, the Ark and the Flood, from the Bible Book of Genesis

Islam and Science: Errors in the Qur'an and Arab Education

Why Do Women Have to Cover Their Hair in Judaism, Christianity and Islam?

Lot and the Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah: In Genesis 18 and 19

Proverbs Chapter 6: 3.0. Proverbs 6:12-15 - Troublemakers and villains will be destroyed by God, with no chance for redemption

Why Did Some People in the Bible Live So Long?

The Book of Revelation: 3. The Symbolism of the Number 7 in the Book of Revelation

The Gospel According to Saint John

The Bahá'í Faith: 3.1. Another Religion Claiming that its Prophet is the Latest from God

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The Causes of Satanism, in the following sections:

Selling Your Soul to Satan: A How-To Manual, in the following sections:

The New Age and Satanism, in the following sections:

The Satanic Mind is Balanced

White Light Religions

Conversion and Deconversion to Satanism Amidst the Absence of Proselytizing

Satanism and Violence: 2. Religion, Violence, Crime and Mass Suicide

Christianity and Satanism are Completely Different Religions

How many Satanists are there in the UK?

Satanic Social Ethics and Teachings on Morality in Satanism

Lucifer, the Eastern Crown Prince of Satanism

God Must Be Evil (If It Exists): 4.1. Pascal's Wager is Safer in Reverse

Satanic Symbols and Images of Satanism

What Religion Would Zombies Be?

Review of 'Varieties of Religious Experience' by William James

Equality, Egalitarianism and Social Stratification in Satanism

Quotes from 'The Chatto Book of the Devil' by Francis Spufford

Satanism as a Mystery Religion

What Direction Do You Pray to Mecca in South America?

The Pro-Blasphemy Position: Satanism in Action!

Words that Satanists Don't Like

A Holey Man

Satanism is a World-Affirming Religion, not a World-Renouncing One

Melton & Moore's 8 Religious Categories: Satanism's Position

Moojan Momen's 8 Pathways to Religious Experience: Categorizing Satanism

Faith Healers Are Not Replacing Doctors for a Good Reason

Religion, Belief and Prayer Does Not Help Infant Mortality Rates

The Religious Impulse to Violent Defend Doubtful Beliefs

If There is a God, It Must Be Evil

The Gaia Hypothesis: Nice But Unlikely

Satanism is More than Humanism
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