Honey and Sweetheart

(ring, ring) “Hello?” “Uh, hi Honey, it’s me.” “Oh hi Sweetheart. What’s up?” “Well, I just wanted to check to be sure, uh, are we okay with each other?” “What are you talking about?” “I mean in our marriage. Is our marriage okay?” “Of course it is. What’s going on?” “Well I just heard that [Read More…]

E.T. Meets Jesus

The top Vatican astronomer says that it’s okay to believe in extraterrestrials, that it’s not contrary to the faith and that we should consider them as our brothers. Jesuit Father Jose Funes, director of the Vatican Observatory, said Christians should consider alien life as an “extraterrestrial brother” and a part of God’s creation. But wait, [Read More…]

Mixed Feelings

I haven’t contributed an article to Hemant’s blog for a long time because I’ve been kind of busy. Since I think I’m pretty much like most other atheists, I offer this account so people can understand how a non-believer handles the thoughts and feelings that come during a challenging time. I make no apologies nor [Read More…]

Where Are the Jews?

Many Christians visit this atheist blog. Some come regularly to read and comment, some for a brief time to learn about atheists or to challenge or clarify their own beliefs, a few to preach, and a very few to snipe or condemn. In the last 15 months I can remember Muslims commenting here three times. [Read More…]

The Year of Living Foolishly

It’s over. The relatives have gone home, happy, well fed and well loved. Just one more set of weird rituals to go, the official end to the Holiday Season: Alcohol Consumption, Get Maudlin About Time Passing and Drunk Driving Night followed by Hangover and Resolution Breaking Day. If I can just get through those without [Read More…]