An Atheist Group at a Lutheran Campus

It’s hard enough to begin an atheist group at a secular school, but it’s even harder when you go a “religious” campus. The hoops you have to jump through and the stigma from other students and administrators can be overwhelming. But when such a group exists, it’s amazing how many students flock to it. There’s [Read More...]

An Alternative to Coexisting?

I’m not sure how many atheists have this Coexist bumper sticker on their car… Coexisting is fine. I’m all for that. But the sticker seems to imply that we shouldn’t criticize the beliefs of people who cling to these faiths. And that’s ridiculous. By all means, treat religious people with respect. Their ideas and beliefs, [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Should I Count Myself Lucky?

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, I am not asking for advice but being simply curious if I should count my self lucky. Up until the age of 10 my family attended our Episcopal church every Sunday without fail, something I had always hated. At this point I still [Read More...]

Does God Hate Her Breasts?

As a male who has no children, I’m not about to make a recommendation to anyone regarding breastfeeding. But reader Mary sent me an article in which the author, Monica Bielanko, says she didn’t breastfeed her kids… for a reason I hadn’t heard before: The real reason I’m not breastfeeding is deeply personal and deeply [Read More...]

Aww, Thanks Everyone

This site won the Bloggie for Best Weblog About Religion! Thanks to everyone who voted My life’s goal is complete now… because I have defeated Jen. I think I should take the day off of work tomorrow and celebrate as my Internet Money comes rolling in… [Read more...]