Want to Win An Election? Turn to God

My latest piece for the Washington Post On Faith blog answers the questions: How should constituents interpret statements by politicians who see their campaigns and causes as part of God’s plan? How do you decipher God’s intentions for you? A part of my response: … we live in a society where too many people vote [Read More...]

Meet Other Atheists After the Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert Rally in DC

A week ago, I mentioned that I would be attending the Jon Stewart “Rally to Restore Sanity”/Stephen Colbert “March To Keep Fear Alive” in Washington, D.C. on 10/30/10. (Soooooooo excited…) With the help of the American Humanist Association, there’s now a way to make that day even better. We’ve reserved space for a gathering of [Read More...]

Why Are Christians Against Love?

A lot of Christians these days use this argument when they rail against homosexuality: A homosexual struggling against the temptation to act homosexual is no different from anyone else struggling to resist a sinful temptation. John Shore has a great response to this: Here is that Big Difference between homosexuality and other sins: There is [Read More...]

The Free Speech Rock

The Rock is a notable part of Northwestern University. With the first painting of the rock in the 1940s, it became a canvas for student art, opinions, advertising, messages, proposals, and jokes. Tradition holds that if a student wishes to paint something on the Rock, he or she must guard it from sunup until the [Read More...]

The Controversial Non Sequitur Muhammad Comic Strip

Here’s Wiley Miller‘s “controversial” Non Sequitur comic strip which you may not be seeing in your local newspaper today. Harmless. Inoffensive. Not a big deal. Anyone who overreacts to this is crazy. No editor should be caving in and banning this strip out of fear of the lunatics. [Read more...]


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