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...

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...

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...

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

“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...
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Ted Cruz Eats "500 Billion Dollar" Booger

In a startling display of unbridled hunger for a win at the 11th Republican Convention, Ted Cruz chewed on far more than his words....

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...

The 6 Types of Pedestrians

The finding of Silver and Coleman in their study on atheists in the CNN article Behold, the 6 types of atheists did not tell...

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

Putting Thought Into Critical Thinking

When I first discovered atheist discussion groups online, I was thrilled.  Finally, it seemed I would have a chance to talk with like-minded people...