Posts made in May, 2012

Why Becoming a Parent Made My Atheism & Scepticism More Important

Posted by on Saturday, 5th May 2012 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

Why Becoming a Parent Made My Atheism & Scepticism More Important

I’ve never quite even remotely understood the whole “look into the eyes of a newborn & you’ll believe in god” mumbo-jumbo.  Quite frankly I get the vague sense that this statement at the extreme puts enormous pressure on new parents & at the least is downright insulting. We went into this whole parenting thing as atheists & nothing about the pregnancy & birth process caused us to question our stance on religion – except that is, to strengthen our resolve. Being a parent or knowing that you are about to become one, is a big deal in most people’s lives – one that makes you really take stock.  Take stock of yourself & of the world you...

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