All You Need Is Love Campaign

Deanna Joy Lyons has a wonderful way to take the money you plan to spend on Valentine’s Day gifts — typically a way to “show your love” for one person — and turn it into a way to show your love for a whole class of GLBT victims. Instead of wasting that money on one [Read More…]

Guarding Your Marriage Against Infidelity

I love reading Christian magazines like Charisma because it always teaches me something. In the January, 2011 issue, I learned from Bob and Audrey Meisner how to Guard My Marriage Against Infidelity: It’s like God said: “Thou Shalt Not Have Platonic Friends Because You Know You Secretly Want to Fuck Them.” (Are Christians incapable of [Read More…]

Skeptical Valentines for a Good Cause

In order to raise money for Skepticon 4 later this year, the team members there are creating handmade “Skepticards” for Valentine’s Day: As a math person, I really like the 95% one, though I would prefer the wording: “You’re more than three standard deviations above the mean in Awesomeness.” (By the way, they’ll also make [Read More…]

Ask Richard: Snags in Planning an Atheist-Catholic Wedding

Hey Richard, I’m a 24 year old Graduate Student who is engaged to a wonderful and beautiful woman. We love each other very much but we are having a difficult time organizing our wedding. I am an Atheist and she is a catholic. I was raised in the Catholic church (which is why I am [Read More…]

Ask Richard: Christian Concerned About Her Husband’s “Fundamentalist” Atheism

Hi Richard, Thanks for reading. My husband of one year doesn’t believe in God and I do. As we were both moderate people this never caused a problem before. I’m getting a bit alarmed though by his increasing involvement in what I would call “fundamentalist atheism.” I call it that because of the striking resemblance [Read More…]