Ask Richard: A Young Woman, a Muslim Boyfriend, and Two Hysterical Parents

Dahlia wrote a long and eloquent letter which I have edited and paraphrased for space reasons. For greater anonymity, I have changed her name. Dear Richard, I’m an 18 year old girl from Sweden and I’m in my last year in high school. I’m not really an atheist myself, but I have read Friendly Atheist [Read More...]

Valentine Day Tim Minchin

by Jesse Galef – In honor of the impending Valentine’s day and for a fun way to end your workweek, I thought I’d put up this clip of Tim Minchin‘s song “If I Didn’t Have You.”  He addresses love and fate in his typical form: Normally I would type up some lyrics, but I think [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Atheist Having Romantic Feelings Toward a Catholic Friend

Hi Richard, Thank you for taking the time to read this letter. From what I’ve read, you typically give advice concerning family and jobs, rather than matters of the heart. I sincerely hope that you can help me resolve this problem. I’m a young female college student, and I consider myself an anti-theist atheist. I’ve [Read More...]

Sex and Atheism by Greta Christina

Blogger/Writer Greta Christina recently spoke in Indiana (for the Society of Non-Theists at Purdue University) about atheism and sexuality. Jen says the event went very well: I actually think one of the best parts was the Q&A at the end, because it really showcased Greta’s talents. She’s prepared to answer pretty much any question about [Read More...]

Tell Focus on the Family About Your Loving Gay Spouse

Focus on the Family is holding a Valentine’s Day Contest! All you have to is write a love letter to your spouse (under 300 words) explaining why you want to grow old with them. As far as I can tell (and I read through the entire set of rules), gay couples are totally allowed to [Read More...]