Tag Archives: skepticism

@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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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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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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Dear CFI…

What were you thinking? Yes, there were people calling for Ronald Lindsay to be terminated. Others called for a sincere and heartfelt apology from Ron himself, showing he recognized his mistake and is willing to learn from it. I’m with … Continue reading

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#WiSCFI Was AWESOME!

You know how sometimes, when you bake, the edges can occasionally get burnt and kinda nasty, but everything else of what you baked is still gooey, chewy deliciousness? That’s kinda how I view this past weekend’s Women in Secularism 2 … Continue reading

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Skepticism and “Don’t be a Dick”

So earlier this morning, Hayley is a Ghost put up this post called “How it is”. Honestly? It’s a good post. I understand her point of view and get where she’s coming from. It’s just that I’m not 100% sure … Continue reading

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An Atheist Commercial

So yes, I think an official commercial would be incredible. However, the commercial needs to serve a very specific purpose. It should not be about proselytizing atheism or otherwise trying to get theists to become atheists. That, obviously, is a … Continue reading

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New SI Unit for Measuring Pseudoscientific Bullshit – The Chopra

It was started at Avicenna’s blog A Million Gods. He opened that post with this: Am I the only one who wishes the SI unit for “bullshitting about science” to be measured in Deepak Chopras? And no, he’s not. I … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Secular Community and it’s “Leaders”

(For context, read this, then read the responses here, here, here, here, here, and here. And here‘s another great response that you need to read.) It is an amazing time to be part of the secular movement. Look at what’s … Continue reading

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