Tag Archives: Law

Formaldehyde Found in Electronic Cigarettes? E-Cigs, Science, Regulation, and Me (Updated)

Time for yet another confession. I’m a nicotine addict. Unfortunately I’m not kidding. It first started when I was 15, but I did give it up (for a time), when I discovered that my mom was allergic. However, I was … Continue reading

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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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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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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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