The claim of hell are ridiculous and immoral, not just false.

Hell, Heaven and the Power of Imagination. Hell is just an imaginary place to put people who you don’t like and to control the minds of children when you think fear is needed for the indoctrination. Heaven is just an imaginary place you think your imaginary friend lives as well as where you get to put the people you like. And to control the minds of children when you think hope is what’s needed for the indoctrination. Most Americans believe in heaven and hell. Roughly seven-in-ten (72%) Americans say they believe in heaven as a place “where people who have led good lives are eternally rewarded,” according to the Pew Research Center’s 2014 Religious Landscape Study. Moreover, 58% of U.S. adults also believe in hell as a place “where people who have led bad lives and die without being sorry are eternally punished.” 1 “The claim of hell are ridiculous and immoral, not just false.” First, let me explain why as an axiological atheist (value theory atheist) even the belief in the concept of god is ethically vile to me. God belief is inherently immoral to me it is the belief that supports an all powerful being who willfully allows suffering, something that no ethical person would tolerate if they had the ability to do otherwise. Moreover, a common attribute of god belief is support of this claimed greater being of high intelligence and self will forcing its will and standards on other beings of high intelligence and self will. This force is unethical and abusive to the rights of humanity. Furthermore, many who subscribe to this force abusive relationship god claim an...

Interview EP (55) Mark Lee secular humanist agnostic atheist activist antitheist from Kelowna, British Columbia (Canada)

Interview EP (55) Mark Lee secular humanist agnostic atheist activist antitheist from Kelowna, British Columbia (Canada) Mark Lee is a secular humanist agnostic atheist activist antitheist; former theology student who was not born in a religious home and chose to become Seventh-day Adventist at age of 17. Grew out of his faith in the midst of studying to become a pastor at the age of 24 in the year 2000. A deeper search of the Bible using a more accurate study with historical context led to my incline of faith and feels he is a 6.8 on the Dawkins scale, but thinks he could be closer to 7 than ever resulting from recent Bible dissection believing the world would be better off without religion. Mark Lee des not technically believe the universe purposely has a defined purpose or meaning and morality is also something that has evolved in humanity within differing cultures with schooling in Psychology as well and is a quarter Métis nation. Métis is an ethnic group native to Canada and parts of the United States that trace their descent to indigenous North Americans and European settlers. The Métis in Canada are recognized as an aboriginal people under the Constitution Act of 1982; they number 451,795 as of 2011. The Métis people’s history begins in the 17th century with the unions of various French colonists, typically trappers and traders, and Algonquian women, including but not limited to Mi’kmaq, Algonquin, Ojibwe, and Cree peoples. These unions began in the east, extending from the Atlantic coast to the Great Lakes. The fur trade and colonial development drew French voyageurs...