What is the Point of Life? 26 March, 2010Posted by paralleldivergence in afterlife, astronomy, Earth, God, heaven, hell, Life, Religion.
Tags: atheism, Life, philosophy, Religion
Today I received a personal invitation from Aim for Awesome to share my thoughts on “The Point of Life”. Vern said it could be “two sentences, or two pages – up to you”. Anybody who could so profoudly sum up the answer to this question in two sentences is a better person than me. To me, it’s a question that demands respectful consideration.
If God Was an Alien… 7 November, 2009Posted by paralleldivergence in astronomy, Earth, God, Hubble, My Thoughts, Religion.
Tags: atheism, Religion, space
The Parallel Divergence blog has been around for over three years now with sporadic articles being posted covering a wide range of topics, all carefully crafted with the intention of making the reader think, question and respond. I’ve enjoyed the large number of comments that most of my articles attract and I’ve learned from people who both share and completely oppose my various points of view. But recently, a reader comment was posted that grabbed me totally.
How “Spirit” Killed God… 16 September, 2007Posted by paralleldivergence in astronomy, creationism, Earth, God, heaven, Life, My Thoughts, Religion.
MARCH 2004: On the 63rd Martian Day of its tour of duty, the Mars Rover “Spirit” raises its “eye” skyward and captures a series of mosaics of the horizon just one hour before sunrise to produce another symbolic nail in the coffin of God. Those images combined to form the first image ever taken of Earth from the surface of a planet beyond the Moon.
The Inflation of Earth… 2 March, 2007Posted by paralleldivergence in astronomy, Earth, education, Geology, Google Earth.
When I went to school, one subject I really enjoyed was Geology – the study of the Earth, the materials of which it is made, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting upon them. I also loved reading comic books and admiring the wonderful artists that produced the amazing pieces of artwork that filled each comic. But never in my wildest dreams did I think that a comic book artist would destroy the foundation of my understanding of the geology of our planet. But that’s exactly what one comic book artist has done.
How Hubble Killed God… 11 November, 2006Posted by paralleldivergence in astronomy, Brad & Phil, God, Hubble.
March 9, 2004: NASA releases a single image taken by the Hubble Space telescope that proves a fatal blow to the concept of God, but despite the compelling evidence, many simply don’t comprehend the significance of the image.