My new book Parenting Without God is now available!

My debut book, Parenting Without God, How to Raise Moral, Ethical and Intelligent Children, Free From Religious Dogma is now available!The paperback has hit the store at Amazon and the Kindle and audiobook version will be there shortly!Here is some more info about the book:Parenting Without God is a book for atheist parents who are seeking guidance on raising freethinkers in a Christian dominated nation. No longer can parents stay in the closet and deny their atheism through fear of … [Read more...]

Richard Dawkins issues an apology and clarification on Down syndrome abortion

Richard Dawkins has issued an apology and a clarification of his thoughts on his website, clarifying what he would have said if had more than 140 characters: “Obviously the choice would be yours. For what it’s worth, my own choice would be to abort the Down fetus and, assuming you want a baby at all, try again. Given a free choice of having an early abortion or deliberately bringing a Down child into the world, I think the moral and sensible choice would be to abort. And, indeed, that is what th … [Read more...]

Kevin Sorbo goes on racist rant, no one is surprised

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I would say I am shocked, by xenophobia is usually connected to racism, so I was not shocked to hear the faux-celebrity actor Kevin Sorbo call Ferguson protestors, losers and animals in a recent Facebook rant: Ferguson riots have very little to do with the shooting of the young man. It is an excuse to be the losers these animals truly are. It is a tipping point to frustration built up over years of not trying, but blaming everyone else, The Man, for their failures. It's always someone else's … [Read more...]

Richard Dawkins is not the only one wrong about Down syndrome and abortion

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Let me get this out of the way, I am a fan of Richard Dawkins. I have read most of his books, I have worked with his organization, I have met the man a few times and found him pleasant.I agree with a lot of the things he says, but that does not mean I agree with everything, or must agree with everything. It also doesn’t mean I hate him when he says something I disagree with.Hating Richard is the new black, it seems every atheist now want to claim to have never liked him, or that he had n … [Read more...]

The Duggars advocate for transphobia in recent robocalls

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It seems Michelle Duggar, the mom from the hit TV series 19 Kids and Counting has taken a break from nonstop childbirth to push her new passion; transphobia.Lending her voice to a series of robocalls asking voters in Fayetteville, Arkansas to tell their city council to strike down a measure that would lift a public ban that stops transgendered men and women from using the bathroom of their choice.Opponents of the measure claim that lifting the ban would endanger children, as Duggar says … [Read more...]

Ohio trying again to sneak intelligent design into the classroom


Here comes yet another attempt to sneak intelligent design into US public school classrooms. This time by repealing Common Core standards in favor of a new state created educational standard.An Ohio bill, House Bill 597 says new state science standards must “prohibit political or religious interpretation of scientific facts in favor of another.”When asked about the bill, Rep. Andy Thompson, R-Marietta one of the bills main sponsored said the bill was created not to provide mandates for wh … [Read more...]

Amazing animated version of Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot (Video)

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I want to present this without much commentary. This is simply a beautiful motion graphic of Saga's famous "Pale Blue Dot" from the original Cosmos series, and of course book, The Pale Blue Dot.Watch in awe.From this distant vantage point, the Earth might not seem of any particular interest. But for us, it’s different. Consider again that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, live … [Read more...]

Creationists are dishonest about their own beliefs and these 10 claims prove it

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Creationists in the US are relentless. They act as though their belief system is under constant persecution from scientists and the US government and believe their beliefs are on equal footing and should be brought into the public school classroom.They spend a lot of money and influence a lot of politicians into voting against science and education reform if they fear it would hinder their ability to sneak creationism into our everyday lives.And while making fun of creationists is … [Read more...]

Ken Ham’s warning to Christian leaders: God hates compromise!

Ken Ham has issued a warning to all Christian leaders who do not teach the Bible as the literal truth. Yes—God hates compromise! Contamination destroys. This is Ham’s response to me saying that my parents never lied to me about the Ark and taught me the Bible as metaphor instead of literal truths, mainly because my parents are not idiots and understand how ridiculous most of the biblical stories are.I keep asking Ham to address the ongoing employee discrimination happening at the Ark Enc … [Read more...]

Oklahoma Archbishop condemns satanic black mass, wants religious privilege

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It seems freedom of religion is concept this Catholic Archbishop does not understand. Paul S. Coakley, Archbishop of Oklahoma City issued a statement in which he not only condemns the scheduled satanic black mass scheduled to take place in September, but he continues to call on the city to cancel the event.Here is a transcript of his statement (video at the bottom of the page): August 4, 2014The Memorial of St. John VianneyDear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,By now you are … [Read more...]