Monthly Archives: December 2013

How much Christ is in Christmas?

In short, not a lot. To get you into the festive mood, in this article I’m going to explore a few traditions associated with Christmas and see where they really originate from. Date Let’s start with arguably one of the most important aspects of the season. You’d think that, when celebrating the birth of an […]

Guest Post: On the unjust and ephemeral nature of life

By Héctor Pérez-Urbina originally posted at http://hekanibru.wordpress.com/2013/12/08/on-the-unjust-and-ephemeral-nature-of-life/ Once I stopped believing in God as understood by Christianity, the religious ideas regarding heaven and hell fell apart. Some time after that, by carefully and skeptically considering the existence of the soul, I came to the conclusion that it is quite likely that the soul does not exist either and, […]