Greta Needs Your Atheist Grief Stories

Greta Christina is already at work on her next book, tentatively titled Grief Beyond Belief: Living With Loss as Atheists and Other Non-Believers, which she is co-writing with Rebecca Hensler, founder of Grief Beyond Belief. If you have stories to share, they might end up in the book. Click here for details.

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About Ed Brayton

After spending several years touring the country as a stand up comedian, Ed Brayton tired of explaining his jokes to small groups of dazed illiterates and turned to writing as the most common outlet for the voices in his head. He has appeared on the Rachel Maddow Show and the Thom Hartmann Show, and is almost certain that he is the only person ever to make fun of Chuck Norris on C-SPAN.

  • Reginald Selkirk

    I’m greiving over the Hobby Lobby decision and the general thickness of the current Supreme Court. Does tha count?

  • http://drx.typepad.com Dr X

    I’m greiving over the Hobby Lobby decision and the general thickness of the current Supreme Court. Does tha count?

    Time for some sidewalk counseling in front of Hobby Lobby.

  • Doubting Thomas

    Dealing with grief as an atheist? You feel bad, you may sad bad words, even throw or break things. You might even ingest substances to dull the pain. Then you get over it and go on.

    You spend no time at all questioning your god for letting it/causing it to happen. You don’t spend any time begging for it to not have happened. No time rationalizing or fantasizing about “a better place” or “for the best” or “it’s part of a plan.” And you don’t make your friends uncomfortable and having to reassure you that those things are true.

    Shit happens. Get over it. It’s not about you.

  • thebookofdave

    Nothing to offer yet, though I might benefit from the stories of others, if the book comes out soon.


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