Ten Reasons I’m Glad I’m an Atheist

These are not necessarily the TOP ten reasons. Maybe they’re not even the ONLY ten reasons. But they’re ten pretty good reasons I’m glad I am an atheist. 1. Sunday morning. Or Saturday. Or whenever. I get to sleep in if I want to. And if I don’t want to – I almost never do – I can get up and do things I want to do, and not things other people expect me to do, in church or otherwise. I don’t feel that I have to be seen worshipping in order to be accepted as a decent person. … [Read more...]

Pat Robertson is a Lying Sack of Shit

I have a certain amount of sympathy for most Christians. Because I believe that, no matter what they say and do, they aren't really in full control of their thoughts and actions. Because of this powerful fear they've been taught, they've given over control of their lives to others, people they hope really understand how to live and act. In fact, I feel this same way about great numbers of religious ministers. I can barely imagine how torturous it must be to not really know what's true or not … [Read more...]