What if you don't believe, won't believe or simply can't? Whether you're a hard core atheist, heretical apostate or just a wishy-washy doubting Thomas, the big human issues of meaning, ritual, belonging, death and suffering still have to be faced. Dick Gross has written and broadcast on these issues from a godless perspective for over a decade. Join him on his blog as he wanders through the big issues of existence without a god to help him. Even though he is more than a little neurotic, even Dick has found that a life lived without the ``G'' word is not so scary after all.
Dick Gross This little atheist entered and emerged from the miracle town of Lourdes with a more equivocal impression than I thought I would have.
Dick Gross I confess. There are times when this self-proclaimed and sanctimonious atheist lapses into the dark side.
Dick Gross In the area of mortality, so much has undermined the ability of humans to believe in the afterlife. Flight, telescopes, space travel and vision from satellites has repudiated the notion of a ...
Dick Gross Today and next week we look at the beguiling topic of death. Oh joy! Oh rapture!
Dick Gross Why did so many people dismiss the idea that the three rural independents could find coalition with the urban ALP (at least initially) a possibility? Both share left-wing political beliefs. Why the ..
Dick Gross All too frequently, the world of faith somewhat paradoxically provides us with new heroes of atheism.
Dick Gross Unique among terrestrial life, the human consciousness of our ineluctable mortality drives, torments inspires and shapes our transient existences.
Dick Gross Traditionally, God doesn’t make much of an appearance in Australian elections.
Dick Gross Is lying really so bad? Do we bandy the term around too frequently in public discourse?
Dick Gross What do heroin and female genital mutilation have in common?
Dick Gross In March 2008, 11-year-old Kara Neumann lay on a mattress on the floor of her family’s home in Wisconsin while parents and friends around her were praying.
Dick Gross Every six months I like to pay tribute to those who comment on the blog as a reflection of the vitality of readers and commentators to Godless Gross.
Dick Gross Israel and Australia are both at once ancient and youthful countries, both encumbered by desert and both blighted by the displacement of indigenous residents.
Dick Gross In NSW, traditionally religion has been taught in state schools through an optional opportunity to attend an hour of tuition in various religions taught by volunteers.
Dick Gross If there is a choice between conspiracy and accident, let’s more frequently assume the latter.
Dick Gross In my last blog there was a moderately spectacular blue between various parties . . .