Lies You Were Told…

Miriam has a list of lies she was told when she was younger. Here’s a sampling:

Being fat is the worst thing that could happen to you.

Men don’t like strong, opinionated women.

Your parents know best.

Sex can only be one of two things: Dangerous, or Special and to be saved for The Right Person.

Outside of the obvious religious myths, what would you add to her list?

First thing that comes to my mind: Meat-eaters are bad people.

(via Brute Reason)

About Hemant Mehta

Hemant Mehta is the editor of Friendly Atheist, appears on the Atheist Voice channel on YouTube, and co-hosts the uniquely-named Friendly Atheist Podcast. You can read much more about him here.