Category Archives: Secularism

Jewish Antitheist

So a little while back, I finished watching this incredible discussion between Miri Mogilevsky and Chana Messinger about being Jewish Atheists. I am so angry with myself for missing this discussion when it was live. It’s a brilliant discussion and … Continue reading

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We Are Not Allies

I was 21 when I first realized I was an atheist, and the same age when I told my mom and brother. I told my dad only a few months later, but after I turned 22. During this period, it … Continue reading

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Why?

Again… I’m going to be a fascist, censoring dictator on this post. Be damn well careful how you comment. I don’t even want debate on it. Is that that clear? No? Then I’ll just ban you. Also, trigger warning for … Continue reading

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Actually, I’m Very Happy, Thanks

So I’ve been participating in the comments of a blog post by BJ called “An Open Letter To Those Who Doubt or Deny God“. Recently, a Christian named Marc responded to one of my posts. So I responded. Then he responded … Continue reading

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Response to “Investigating Atheism”

Over on News24, BornAgain_Believer posted a series of questions called “Investigating Atheism“. I want to start out by noting, however, that these questions are loaded and have a lot of assumptions that are simply incorrect, at least for me. My … Continue reading

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Burn it Down. Rebuild it from Scratch.

Because that’s about the only coherent thought I have at this point. Thank you to PZ Myers for bringing this to light. Trigger Warning for this, as I’m copy/pasting his entire post, including the message he got, below the fold. … Continue reading

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Atheism’s Misogyny Problem

Holy. This has left me numb. I can’t even muster up any anger at this point. I’m just… numb. This has to go back to at least Elevatorgate, but probably earlier. What is coming out, now, however, is that major … Continue reading

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In Defense of Activist Atheism – Part 1 – Persecution and Alienation of Atheists

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, to “persecute” one person or a group of people means to “harass or punish in a manner designed to injure, grieve, or afflict; specifically: to cause to suffer because of belief”. It is a very … Continue reading

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In Defense of Activist Atheism – Introduction

I don’t need to proclaim, yet again, that I’m an atheist… right? Good. ‘Cause y’all should know that by now… 😀 At least as early as 2006, if not earlier, people have been screaming about “New Atheists” and “angry atheists” … Continue reading

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When Cynicism is Wrong… #standwithwendy

If you know me, or read this blog, you know that I’m a cynic and misanthrope. You know that my views on the future are bleak. You perhaps might also know that many times I have felt that the US … Continue reading

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