Doing My Part: Christopher

[ This is a response to Doing My Part for the Godless Future. If you'd like to submit one of your own — what you're doing to help the world, or just yourself, get free of religion — email me via the link in that post. ]__________My very small part is to reply to xtians who use the "Love the sinner but hate the sin" in the same way I did to my sister when she stated that Jesus said, "Love the sinner but hate the sin."So I asked her, "When did you become Hindu?" "Whaa?" she said.  Then I info … [Read more...]

Fanboy Does ‘Wrath of the Titans’

Wrath of the Titans: Whoo-boy, a serious action movie, with some beautiful special effects.Fortunately, the Titans production team threw a bit less at us in the way of breathtaking visual intricacy — such as that of the too-frenetic Transformer movies, which I sometimes had a hard time following and lost interest in as a result.Good stuff:Special Effects. Being me, I HAD to like the flying horse, but there were some other effects that were even better. … [Read more...]

Murderous Purple Panda Terrifies Terrified Children

Sorry, can't help but laugh at this. ABC News reports on an incident at Pennsylvania's Center in the Woods preschool."Mr. McFeely" (the name alone made me laugh; sounds more like a Catholic preschool character), apparently a delivery man on Mr. Roger's Neighborhood, introduces the kids to special guest Purple Panda. As the costumed character enters the room, Panda-monium breaks out: The kids scream and run. … [Read more...]

Doing My Part: Cory Brunson

[ This is a response to Doing My Part for the Godless Future . If you'd like to submit one of your own — what you're doing to help the world, or just yourself, get free of religion — email me via the link in that post. ]__________I do a lot of the familiar stuff at the personal level: I sit at Ask An Atheist tables, i write letters to the editor, i regularly post religious commentary on Facebook. I cross out "In God We Trust" on dollar bills and write in "E pluribus unum". These things mat … [Read more...]

Doing My Part: Stephanie

[ This is a response to Doing My Part for the Godless Future. If you'd like to submit one of your own — what you're doing to help the world, or just yourself, get free of religion — email me via the link in that post. ]__________I'm 25 years old and I've been calling myself an atheist officially since I was about 19. I stopped believing in God before that, but the word atheist was scary at first - so final. It's understandable to me why people are afraid of atheism. I was at first, in my ear … [Read more...]

Doing My Part for the Godless Future

Read Dear Friends, Bloody on the Highway, before you read this.In this followup post, I'd like to ask readers what we're all doing to make that better-time-to-be happen.I hope to raise consciousness among the people who read this ...First, that fellow readers are taking various actions in their own lives. In other words, that you and I, ordinary people, CAN do things that make a difference.Second, that each of us really NEEDS to be doing something to make  a difference. … [Read more...]


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