6: Blogathan for Secular Student Alliance!

Just FYI: We're just now in the process of leaving the solar system. If by "we" you're willing to substitute V'ger. Er, Voyager 1.Humanity escapes the solar system … [Read more...]

5: Blogathan for Secular Student Alliance!

You know how freaky we Americans are about the Constitution? Very freaky, right?But it’s understandable. This is the founding document of the United States, the piece of paper that CREATED the nation. Every word in it is important. Every word in the Amendments is important. Every word. … [Read more...]

4: Blogathan for Secular Student Alliance!

Certain of my FtB co-bloggers (coughGretaChristinacough) are offering up pictures of kittens for their blogathons! The nerve!So I'm putting up some of MY recent photography. Just to show everybody that the world of atheism is not all kittens and, you know, happy stuff. It's a fierce, grim struggle for survival, just like in nature! … [Read more...]

3: Blogathan for Secular Student Alliance!

The Catholic Church is a lot like the Bible. The Bible is so familiar to us, so apparently benign, it might seem defensible ... until you actually read what it says. Likewise, the familiar, friendly Catholic Church might seem okay ... until you actually notice what it says and does. … [Read more...]

2: Blogathan for Secular Student Alliance!

Jesus and MarlboroThe difference between religion and atheism, for me, is like the difference between being a smoker and a non-smoker. Me personally, I’m not just a non-smoker, I’m an anti-smoker. It’s not just that I don’t smoke, it’s a couple of other things: … [Read more...]

1: Blogathan for Secular Student Alliance!

So, here I am blogging from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., one post every half hour, to benefit the Secular Student Alliance. It’s a sorry few hours, compared to some of my co-bloggers here at FtB, who blogged for 24 hours straight, but it’s all I can manage today. … [Read more...]