10 MORE Reasons Christianity Makes No Sense

When I published the predecessor to this article a few weeks ago, I received a good deal of feedback – the most frequent comment...

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

In atheist discussion groups, I often hear people saying they could never date or marry a theist.  “I value rational thought too much,” one...

“It’s OK, You Don’t Believe in Anything Anyway”

A couple of years ago, a casual acquaintance – I’ll call her Susie – out of the blue asked me what church I go...

There’s Only One Reason Your Cat Doesn’t Eat You

Despite dramatic social changes that have taken place in the United States over the last several generations, Christianity continues to hold a position of...

Hawaiian “Vacation”

While cooking my son and his friends breakfast burritos this morning, out of the blue, something began to trouble me. I started to think...

If You Want the Right Answers, Ask the Right Questions.

Last week, I received my most recent full-color large-stock corporate mailer postcard from the local "Christian, Inc." On one side is a picture of a...

I know because of my personal experience

The first thing a professional psychology student learns is that the human brain is a very imperfect instrument. Human perception is flawed and easily...

Why I Am an Anti-Theist (and Why You Should Be Too)

I was an anti-theist before I had ever heard the term. Hell, I was an anti-theist before I even knew I was an atheist. As far back as I can remember, organized religion has struck me as an end unto … Continue reading

No, Actually, Murder is Way Worse than Abortion

Now that I have stopped seething over it, I feel compelled to respond to Dwight Longnecker’s September 15 article explaining why abortion is “more serious than simple murder.”  Yes, that’s right, folks: The destruction of a clump of non-viable cells … Continue reading

Nothing New in the Ladies’ Room

Photo credit: Janet Mock - transgender woman | Long before the discussion concerning laws that allow transgenders into the women's restrooms, wearing their dresses and...