Atheism Revisited The Atheist Ten Commandments
I. Thou shalt breathe to send oxygen to thy lungs, and thou shalt breathe repetitively for all of thy existence, except if thou beist underwater, or if thou beist in the presence of toxic gases, during which time thou shalt not breathe.
II. Thou shalt consume thy nutrition, doing so in the correct ratio of carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids, and thou shalt not consume too many saturated fats, for lo, those who do shall be called obese.
III. When thou hast processed thy nutrition, thou shalt excrete the waste, be it of a solid or of a liquid nature, and thou shalt not do so in a way that is disgusting.
IV. Thou shalt sleep at the end of the day, and continue until the next day, excepting if thou hast work to be done of if thou hast a test tomorrow.
V. Thou shalt blink thine
Wish Upon a StarThe world is flat, the old men said. We proved them wrong, or so we thought. The horizon borders our world, hems it into a flat disc. Below us is dirt, above us a blue dome that scatters clouds like tattered banners. An earthly snowglobe in our realm of consciousness. Can we lift it, shake it, make it snow? Is the world truly flat or round?Wish Upon a Star5 years ago in Philosophical
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Let's shatter the snowglobe.
Stand at the edge of infinity and leap. Looking up at the moon in the sky, feel the ground whirl beneath your feet, the tireless spinning of the jeweled globe we call home. You are the point on which it spins. Break through the skydome and grasp the moon in your awareness, a polished marble orbiting, dancing in space around us. Can you feel its pull and tug, can you sense the distance? Now you are past the moon. Turn, see that small green-blue orb that was your sphere of consciousness. Extend.
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