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...

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

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...

Ten Contradictions Theists Just Can’t Stop Making

Talking with theists about religion sometimes – and by sometimes I mean almost always – feels like Groundhog Day,  a painful and monotonous slog...

10 Reasons Christianity Makes No Sense

When I discovered the online atheist community a few years ago, one of the things that astounded and humbled me the most was the...

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....

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...

Let Them Eat Cake – Just Kidding! Let Them Starve

I recently had the misfortune of encountering an article by one Peter Guirguis titled “3 Strange But True Reasons Why God Doesn’t Feed All the Starving Children in The World.” (I will not link to the article because I cannot … 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

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...