Why a secular safe space is still important to me.

The following was written by guest contributor Amber Adamson. I struggle a lot when it comes to my feelings about friends and loved ones who belong to Abrahamic faiths. When in public, I often downplay this. Most of the time, it’s not an issue. They’re progressive politically, and we can just work around the subject of [Read More...]

Why Would True Believers Want Us To Lie Before God?

Yesterday I reposted an excellent article from Dylan Walker’s Skeptimus Prime blog. In it he explained that the reason he refuses to participate in Christmas prayers or other religious prayers or rituals with family or others is that as an ex-Christian he takes seriously the meaning of prayer. Prayer was a big part of his life [Read More...]

One Atheist’s Christmas Eve Thoughts (Or, Why I Became A Liberal The Night I Left Christianity)

The following was written by guest contributor Peter Mosley. It’s Christmas Eve, 2014, and as I’m sitting here thinking about the powerful meaning Christmas once held for me, my mind has gone back to the night I officially stopped seeing the Nativity Story as nonfiction – a Friday night in early April 2012. I was deeply [Read More...]

Why I won’t join in Christmas prayers or other religious practices


This is a guest post by Dylan Walker, cross-posted from his Skeptimus Prime blog with his permission. Christmas, more than any other time of the year, is full various religious rituals, so the question of how deal with them comes up often. Theists, and even other atheists, often have trouble understanding why I (and many other atheists) won’t [Read More...]

Should Atheists Parents Teach Their Kids Santa Is Real?

Self-conscious atheists, by which I mean those of us who are atheists for well thought out and intellectually or morally principled reasons, can be the sorts of people who are suspicious of the whole tradition of lying to children about the existence of Santa Claus. Could it be counter-productive to the already difficult task of [Read More...]

A Mysterious Floating Orb

Weird Al blows my mind here: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Marvel vs. DC: The Movie

This fan made trailer is amazing: Were there a omnibenevolent omnipotent deity this movie would exist. And it would be the Bible. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Why This Atheist Thinks Christians Should Fear Hell

  Young child from the documentary “Jesus Camp” This is a crosspost from guest contributor Peter Mosley. The Problem and a Typical Response It has been hard for me to understand why so many Christians seem comfortable believing I’ll burn in hell forever. It’s been even more difficult to witness their zealous protection, and even [Read More...]

If You Claim God Is Necessary For Morality, Don’t Bring Up Pedophiles


This is a crosspost from guest contributor Peter Mosley. TRIGGER WARNING: IN THE CONTEXT OF A RESPONSE TO COMMON CHRISTIAN APOLOGETICS, THIS POST DISCUSSES THE BIBLE’S STANCE ON THE SENSITIVE TOPICS OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE AND RAPE.  For some reason, in almost every discussion I’ve had about morality with a Christian, I’m asked, “So, what [Read More...]