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

Non Stamp Collector

Marty is an avid stamp collector; a philatelist. "Stamp collecting is generally accepted as one of the areas that make up the wider subject of...

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

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...

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....

An Exercise in Relative Moral Reasoning

PART ONE Let us suppose that there are two rival leaders of an empire: Jerrod and Seth. Jerrod is currently in power and Seth spends...

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...

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...

“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