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@RichardDawkins… We Are Not Allies

This was first posted here on December 18, 2013. I’m reposting it, with a few small additions. I was 21 when I first realized I was an atheist, and the same age when I told my mom and brother. I … Continue reading

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On Free Speech…

We need to have a sit-down about this whole “free speech” thing. Not because free speech is a fundamentally bad idea… it’s really not. In fact, free speech is not only a great idea, but extremely important in the advancement … Continue reading

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Talk About Self-Refuting!

Does anyone read the Toronto Star? I don’t, because I live in Florida, USA. But I do get Google alerts on atheism, and this incredibly inane letter submitted to the Toronto Start turned up in my inbox: Reader Rudy Grant … Continue reading

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A Miniseries about NASA

For anyone actually paying attention, it becomes readily obvious that NASA desperately needs more money. Neil deGrasse Tyson (one of my heroes) has tried for a very long time to get the NASA budget increased, but has so far, depressingly, … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Religion

I am not the world’s biggest fan of the Huffington Post. It’s not because they are a “liberal news blog”. If that’s all they were, then I’d be a much bigger fan. The problem with the Huffington Post is that … Continue reading

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