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...

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...

“Did God Make Grass?”

A while back I was smugly congratulating myself on a few choice victories in the secular parenting arena.  First was my 5-year-old daughter’s emerging...

Setting the Record Straight

Those who follow my facebook page may have seen my recent post in which I rattled off a list of things that are true – as in, are fully established facts or are overwhelmingly supported by all available evidence. Being … Continue reading

Ten Things I Really Wish Atheists Would Stop Doing

I confess: Usually when I read articles by atheists criticizing other atheists, I feel annoyed and maybe a little betrayed. “Why,” I ask myself, “are we picking on each other for atheism-ing wrong when we should be calling out public … Continue reading

The War on Atheists (and the World)

A bit about atheists: In a nutshell, atheists make sense of their world using observations of natural phenomenon. I am sure most atheists would agree....

God vs. Government is Windfall for Corporations

In America, the problem we have with our economy is not the fault of the "the government," as many who follow fake news will...

Conundrums in Genesis: Luminosity

The creation story in the first chapter of Genesis contains a number of items that are incoherent as well as incompatible with scientific discoveries....

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

Dear God, Please Explain Genocide

Lately, I have been reading about the genocide in Rwanda that occurred in the 1990s.  It has been a bit like reading about how...