Another Reason to Accept Evolution

It wins over the ladies: How did Dilbert know all of my pickup lines? (via Dilbert) [Read more...]

A Postcard That Would Disturb the Mailman

I don’t claim to understand it. But I did just begin to drool. (Thanks to John for the link!) [Read more...]

A Constitutional Conundrum

Richard Wade here. (Not exactly atheist-related.) All the news about same-sex marriage making headway in more states got me thinking. Maybe some of the legal eagles out there could answer this hypothetical question, or maybe someone knows of some actual related case, or anybody who has seen how fairness and law sometimes mesh and sometimes [Read More...]

Would You Be Offended if Your Christian Family Didn’t Try to “Save” You?

Imagine you come from a deeply religious family. You’ve just told them you’re an atheist. There are tears and shouts and slammed doors. It’s to be expected, really. But what if, after all that, your family didn’t try to argue with you? What if they just let it go? What if they didn’t try to [Read More...]

Scary Excerpt from Quiverfull: Part 4

I’ve been reading Kathryn Joyce‘s Quiverfull and several passages scare the living $#!& out of me. Like this one, describing little girls teaching other little girls how to properly act like a woman: On stage, the sisters explained to an audience of fathers and daughters, young women to very young girls, the ways in which [Read More...]