Monthly Archives: August 2012

Reaching Out to Marginalized Atheists

Over on Freethought Blogs, at Butterflies and Wheels, Ophelia Benson posted the following story about an atheist named Jerry DeWitt, of DeRidder, Louisiana. He is not very popular in his home town. DeWitt is something of a reality check for … Continue reading

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Fashion, Bullying, and Cargo Shorts

Hey! How is everyone? There is an issue in the First World that, honestly, pisses me off. It’s this whole idea of “Fashion”. It’s one of those enculturated things that only those who don’t abide by the idea recognize as … Continue reading

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Atheism+: What it is, and Why I want to be a Part of It

I don’t know if any of y’all read Freethought Blogs. If you do, awesome! If you don’t, I suggest you start. They’re pretty awesome over there. In fact, Freethought Blogs has become my favorite atheist blog online, followed closely by … Continue reading

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Time for a New Movement?

This post has gone through numerous different incarnations. I’ve been at it for the last three days, and going to bed at night and sleeping on it has not at all mitigated my anger. So it’s cut quite short because … Continue reading

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Reblog from Chris Rodda: “Barton Radio Co-Host Issues Challenge; I’ve Accepted”

Chris’s blog post is after the fold. Please do me a favor and reblog it from the original source. Rick and David cannot be allowed to ignore Chris’s acceptance of their challenge. Without due credit, she has done quite a … Continue reading

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What Kind of Person Does This?

In case you hadn’t heard: The Freethoughtblogs network was recently informed that former Freethoughtblogs blogger thunderf00t has been forwarding private emails from the private FTB email list. He has not only been forwarding emails sent during the short time he … Continue reading

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Chick-Fil-A Part 3: About the Whole “Boycott” Thing

This is part 3 of a 3-part series on Chick-Fil-A. Part 1 dealt with the whole “free speech” thing. Part 2 dealt with the whole “sanctity of marriage” myth. Here’s a link to a pretty damn good summary on Wikipedia. … Continue reading

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Chick-Fil-A Part 2: About the Whole “Sanctity of Marriage” Thing

This is part 2 of a 3-part series on Chick-Fil-A. Part 1 dealt with the whole “free speech” thing. Part 3 will be dealing with why I’ve personally made the decision to no longer spend my money at that bigoted, … Continue reading

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Chick-Fil-A Part 1: About the Whole “Free Speech” Thing

This is part 1 of a 3-part series on Chick-Fil-A. Part 2 will be dealing with the whole “sanctity of marriage” myth. Part 3 will be dealing with why I’ve personally made the decision to no longer spend my money … Continue reading

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On Commercialism

If you read my blog, you know that I was a grade-A cynic and misanthrope (still am, but I’ve mellowed considerably over time). Back when I worshiped Bill Hicks, one of the things I agreed with him on was commercials … Continue reading

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