My GOOGLE “Talks at GOOGLE” Talk (Please Watch)

Two weeks ago I had the honor and pleasure of being invited to give a "Talks at Google" at Google's building in Cambridge MA. I spoke on my spiritual journey out of the religious right to sanity and my book, WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peace . Then GOOGLE gave a copy to every employee who attended the talk.The talk (like all "Talks at Google") was streamed to all the other Google offices worldwide. Now they just put it up on YouT … [Read more...]

Don’t Miss the 2 Best Pieces (By Camille Paglia) on Sexual Politics and American Society I Ever Read

Camille Paglia (Credit: Michael Lionstar) Camille Paglia takes on Jon Stewart, Trump, Sanders: “Liberals think of themselves as very open-minded, but that’s simply not true!” You’re an atheist, and yet I don’t ever see you sneer at religion in the way that the very aggressive atheist class right now often will. What do you make of Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Christopher Hitchens and the religion critics who seem not to have respect for religions for faith? I regard them as adolescents. I say … [Read more...]

Hey Atheists and Christians: Stop Wasting Your Lives Worrying About God!

 If God is the problem why are so many atheists I know small minded jerks?If Jesus saves why are so many Christians I know small minded jerks?How much of your life have you wasted on God? Atheists’ lives are ruined worrying about how much they hate God. Evangelicals have fucked up the country worrying that everyone else isn’t worried-- enough about what "God" "wants."As I argue in my new book WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peace, the … [Read more...]

THANK YOU Benjamin L. Corey FOR GIVING ME A CHANCE to EXPLAIN MY FAITH!

When Two Formerly Fundies Chat: My Video Interview With Frank Schaeffer (and get his new book FREE)! May 30, 2014 By Benjamin L. CoreyBy Ben CoreyI may have popularized the term, “formerly fundie”, but Frank Schaeffer was living it out waaaay before I got here.I had been a fan of Frank long before I ever started writing, and never imagined that Frank himself would become the one of the central people who would encourage me to have a seat at the table– but that’s what happened. … [Read more...]

Why Do I Feel So Bloody Liberated Self-Publishing

I’m self-publishing my new novel AND GOD SAID, “BILLY!”  Where's my advance? What will I live on? The New York Times won't review a self-published book! Libraries won't know about it! I'm screwed! This is my funniest, darkest and most spiritually reaffirming book. Have I wasted the 17 years I worked on it? If so, then why am I so happy with my insane plunge into the unknown? Why do I feel so bloody liberated in equal measure with my look-over-a-cliff panic?AND GOD SAID, “BILLY!”  is the close … [Read more...]


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