The Logical Atheist

The Logical Atheist

A Call to Action

I have heard it said that trying to gather Atheists is like trying to herd cats. That’s not entirely wrong. Many of us tend to be strong willed, thoughtful, opinionated, independent and some of us our fiercely anti establishment. I don’t mean to be narrow, we are many things which includes being capable of making […]

Atrahasis Part 3 – The Flood

Hello and welcome to the conclusion of the Akkadian epic of Atrahasis. In the first two posts we examined the first and second tablets that detail the creation of humankind and the gods attempt to control the population by torturing mankind with disease, starvation, and thirst. In this post we will look at the conclusion […]

Atrahasis Part 2

Famine, Pestilence & Death One of the most popular stories of the bible is that of the Ten plagues of Egypt. What if this tale is a combination of tales from both Akkadian and Egyptian mythology combined into one story? Enlil is replaced in the newer version of the myth by “Pharoah”. The similarities are […]