The God Luck CharmI used to be a hostile atheist.The God Luck Charm by Rahiden
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I used to be that kid who would actively try to convince others that science, and thus atheism, was the only true way to live life, and that the beliefs of religion were simply wrong. “Look at all this evidence!” I would say. “We’ve proven this stuff! How can you still cling to that outdated nonsense?”
I used to enjoy mocking the Bible’s inconsistencies back when I wrote my first ever essay-style journal entry in early 2012, titled ‘My thoughts on religion’. While much of the material in it still applies, I detest that entry because it misses the point entirely – I argue the wrong points, the videos are inappropriate, and the writing style is a joke. You can forgive a first attempt, right? That journal is easy to find if you wish to read it, though I’d rather that it never existed.
Having met several religious people at university, my outlook has changed somewhat. These days I’m mor
Lens, links, and lookoversProfile | Gallery | JournalsLens, links, and lookovers by Rahiden
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Greetings all! Another standard bullety update journal this time round – I’ll try to keep it short and sweet. While you’re reading, why not have this playing in the background? It’s an app that generates sounds based on Wikipedia edits, and I like having it on while I’m working!
Late things first: I am now twenty! Gone are the teenage years! I spent my birthday watching the Boat Race down in London with friends from college, and even though Cambridge lost (as predicted), it was a great day out. One of my presents was a new camera lens: it’s a fixed 50mm Canon lens with aperture f1.8, and I love it! The depth of field is incredibly narrow, so I can get really arty portrait s