Are Atheists Capable of Love?

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, answers the question: Are atheists capable of love?:

We’d love to hear your thoughts on the project — more videos will be posted soon — and we’d also appreciate your suggestions as to which questions we ought to tackle next!

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What Should a Religious Couple Do When One of Them Becomes an Atheist?

Suppose that you were religious when you got married but you eventually began to question your faith… What if, years down the line, you had a conversation like this with your still-religious partner?

“Could you see yourself still being married to me if I were no longer a Christian?” I asked.

After a brief stunned silence, she replied: “Well, I don’t know how to answer that because that wouldn’t be you.”

Gulp. I ventured a little further. “Well, what if it were me? What if I weren’t a believer anymore? Could you still see us together?”

After a long thoughtful pause, she answered: “But that’s not the man I married. That wouldn’t be you.”

Neil Carter had that experience and it led to him and his wife visiting a counselor… from their church. Which didn’t exactly work out:



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Pastor Rage-Preaches Against Divorced People Who Get Remarried

In the following video rant, Pastor Steven Anderson explains how he refuses to perform wedding ceremonies for couples if either of the people involved has gotten a divorce. Because “Divorce + Remarriage = Adultery“:

He offers this rage-filled response to anyone who doesn’t want to abide by his rules:

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Christian Group Warns Prom-Goers Not to Have Sex Because… Chlamydia

My prom night involved being around close friends, sharing nice food, enjoying a night of dancing, and spending the next day together at an amusement park.

The folks at Liberty Counsel, who are promoting abstinence-until-marriage with their “Day of Purity” (on Valentine’s Day), think that Prom must be synonymous with venereal diseases.

I think we went to different proms.

But that would at least explain their promotional ads:



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Why Do Areas with More Conservative Christians Have Higher Divorce Rates?

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, answers the question: Why do areas with more conservative Christians have higher divorce rates?:



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