Episode-10- Which Requires more “Faith” Atheism or Deism?

Today we take a look at the question, what takes greater faith, believing in “God” or being an atheist? To me the question is obvious when we simply ask, so what must the atheist place faith in, to say they do not believe in God.

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Episode-09- The Struggle of Leaving Organized Faith and Lack of Deist Community

Today’s episode expands on Episode 8 as to how Deism can make us better people. Even though the original email that prompted Episode 8 is almost a year old, it actually turned up on a lap top during my vacation by coincidence or perhaps providence? In any event I read that email today and […]

Episode-08- How Can Deism Make Us Better People

Say what you want about revealed religions, point to the crazies and eccentrics if you want but in general organized faith tends to produce good people. We may take exception to some of their views say in the lifestyle choices of others and various other things, however, people that practice faiths such as Christianity […]

Episode-07- Is Prayer Effective – A Deists View of Prayer

Today we start out with a simple question, is prayer effective at all. We then go further to realize that this question is not as simple as most people make it. Prayer in fact can be effective even if God doesn’t exist and even if there is nothing super natural or even energetic going […]

Episode-06- A Counter Argument to Atheists who ask for “Evidence of God”

To me the most common argument made by atheists is that God doesn’t exist because you cannot prove God exists. Further when one points out that atheists cannot prove God does not exist, the atheist counters with the accurate statement that you “cannot prove a negative”.

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Episode-05- If Deists Are Right Why Aren’t There More of Us?

Honestly it is a fair question for the non Deist to ask. If Deism makes so much sense why are there not more of us? To me it comes down to a few things. First there is no way to use Deism as a system of control, so it doesn’t benefit the State or […]

Episode-04- Pantheism, Panentheism and Pandeism

Today we look at the concepts of Pantheism, Panentheism and Pandeism and beyound that I will tell you why I tend to think like a Panendeist if there even is such a thing. I go into why I feel we should not really look at these as individual faiths, rather as philosophies within the […]

Episode-03- My Journey to Deism and What’s the Point of Deism

Today I tell a bit of my own journey to Deism, how I was raised Catholic, left that church and later became a Methodist. How all along the way I never truly believed in main stream revealed religion and how though a lot of study of spirituality I became spiritually homeless, with no name […]

Episode-02- Beyond the Clock Maker Version of God

Deism is usually described by non deists as a believe that God is like a clock maker, meaning he simply created the universe and walked away with no concern or further involvement. While there are a few Deists who feel this way the vast majority are far more spiritual in nature.

While we tend not […]

Episode-01- The Modern Deist Podcast – An Introduction

In the first episode I simply tell you who I am, a little about what this podcast will be like and start to answer the complicate question of what is deism. I will also tell you about my path and how I came to find Deism.