In praise of idleness by Bertrand Russell

My best Instagram Posts

Is it Ok to think? is on Instagram. Here are some of the best posts so far. If you are on Instagram be sure to follow because when inspiration strikes, it is highly likely that something will be published there first, simply because I might feel that it’s too small a thought to warrant a full blog post. You’ll notice that some have very few likes. This is because at the beginning you don’t have so many followers, but they are still included because I feel they are essentially good. 

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What do I believe?

What does an atheist believe people ask? Well, I can only tell you what I believe, divided into categories, like questions and answers.

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We Love Thinking - a Facebook Group

This group will serve as a secondary way for people to connect and discuss space, science, art and atheism - you know, the topics of this page. So, if you are feeling generous, please join to help start this group. If it works - excellent. If it does not, no matter, the page itself will be always available.

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Here's who I am, part III: I am an Atheist

If you have visited this site before or are maybe following Is it OK to Think? on Facebook, you might be surprised that being an Atheist is only the third thing I identify myself with – after acknowledging that I am a straight, white and possibly privileged male and a feminist, “atheist” label comes third. Well, these posts are not ranked in the order of importance, they are simply a chronology of my thoughts about myself or a chronology of thinking about myself in terms of labels and definitions. It's not what I prefer to do, but I do like to know where I stand.

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Being Good by Simon Blackburn on Kindle

Reading List: Being Good by Simon Blackburn

There are books and principles that lay out the basic ideas which might naturally flow from being free of dogma and help us find morality in the secular world.

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Is it OK to Think - Mission, Rules and Goals 2019

Original image by FelixMittermeier/Pixabay

The page was built to spread messages I feel are important and to connect with like-minded people. Topics I care about are – atheism, feminism, science, space exploration, philosophy and art.

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Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019 - Summary, introspection and resolutions

We are at the end of 2018. It has been a difficult and turbulent year. All in all, I believe the world did go backwards. I think it cannot be said that it’s the media’s fault that we all think that. If you take an objective look, human rights have diminished, authoritarian regimes are on the rise, LGBT rights have been reduced. I think it’s safe to say that the year wasn’t that good.

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Feminism: the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes

Who are you? Here's who I am, part II: I am a Feminist

First, let's get some things straight. A person might cringe and disapprove of feminism while simultaneously having no clue what feminism actually is. So, let's see what the definition is:

Feminism:

1: the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes
2: organized activity on behalf of women's rights and interests

Note how neither definition contains anything about hating men, lowering the status or the rights of men, practising witchcraft or destroying the foundations of society – although it would imply challenging some of those foundations, namely ones that women and girls should be quiet and obedient and similar nonsense of the patriarchy.

So, under definition one, I am definitely a feminist. To completely honest, I do not participate in any organized activity on behalf of women's rights and interests. Yes, this is a failing. I should try to at least get out to join a protest or a march when it's close. This is, in my opinion, the very least each of us should do in order to try and have a better world.

Historically, men have always had power over women. Feminism simply wants to change that. It's not that difficult.

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Who are you? Here's who I am, part I: I am a straight white male

Who are you? Here's who I am, part I: I am a straight white male

Lately, I feel that a lot of people belong to religions, political parties or other ideologies simply because they do not know who they are. They do not know what they believe in and even when they do know, they cannot say why. Myself, I want to think that I have a good grasp of who I am, what I feel and WHY do I feel something. So, this series of posts is designed to explore this. I will tell you who I am in hopes of you being inspired to search for yourself in a similar fashion. So, let's get to it.

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