Archive | August 2013

Doubting Religion

bfd-title-atheismIt can be difficult to free yourself from religion in a culture such as Ghana’s where everyone appears to believe in a god.

Your family talks about it and forces you to pray with them from an early age. You are taken to the church or mosque and even your respected school teachers appear to believe in a god. We even see the President praying!

All around you people are continually repeating their beliefs and appear to have personal emotional experiences. You are told, or you assume, your doubts, or lack of experiences, are because you are not ‘spiritually mature’. Why assume everyone else’s personal experiences must be real because they seem to believe in them so fervently? Read More…