10 Tips for Atheists and Believers in a Relationship

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, offers 10 tips for interfaith couples (specifically, atheists and believers) trying to make their relationships work:

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London Vicar to Defy Church Leaders By Marrying Atheist Same-Sex Partner

A gay vicar with the Church of England has publicly and openly committed to marrying his same-sex partner, even though it will likely cost him his position in the clergy.

Father Andrew Cain announced his engagement to Stephen Foreshew, his partner of 14 years, on Valentine’s Day. Foreshew is not only a man, but also an atheist, therefore a big double no-no for marriages within the Church. But Cain knows the risk he’s taking — namely the likelihood that he’ll lose his job — and he’s determined to proactively speak out about it rather than hide from the reality of his situation. And that certainly makes him all the more threatening to the Church.

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Sometimes, Religious Freedom Really Is Under Attack

Louisa Hodkin and Alessandro Calcioli love each other and decided to spend their lives together. They got married in London yesterday.

That wasn’t as straightforward as it sounds.

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Well, He Does Work in an Industry Where They Say ‘Oh God’ a Lot…

Some wise words from someone not usually known for his religious musings:

… Maybe we [the Jews] were wrong, but God is way too nice and too benevolent to punish kids for being wrong.

Christians say that if you don’t accept Jesus as your savior, you don’t go to heaven. That’s kind of mean. What if God says, instead, “It’s not a kid’s fault that they were born into the wrong thing, so I’ll teach them about me when they get to heaven.”

So then I took that a step further to Buddha, Confucius, and other faiths, and thought, What if you pray to them diligently so that, on the day you die, at least somebody is going to be there [that you recognize].

And guess who made that comment?

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A Love Song for the Scientifically Literate

Noah Lugeons of the Scathing Atheist podcast wrote and recorded this sweet “Love Song for the Scientifically Literate”:



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