Reaching the choir

Much discussion has focused on bringing women and minority groups into the secular fold.  Considering the gender gap in secular communities (these numbers are from America) this is a laudable goal.  Conversely, in religious communities there is an inverse relationship in the ratios of women and ethnic minorities. From Protestant communities where there are 8 percent more women than men to Jehovah's Witnesses and Historically Black Churches where there are 20 percent more women than men. There is … [Read more...]

The Trouble with Religious Bullies

Sometimes it must be hard for religious bullies to punch down as hard as they would like to on despised minorities like nonbelievers and LGBT especially when they're asked to stop.  It seems no matter how politely you phrase it; the mere act of the mildest resistance to their authority is met with denials, outright fabrications, back peddling, character assassination, and even counter-accusations rather than a decent apology and an attempt to make amends.I won't go into the shenanigans Aron … [Read more...]

Aron Ra on Dogma Debate

Wednesday November 7th, I will be on Dogma Debatefrom 7:00pm to 9:00pm central [Texas] time.I'll be on with David Smalley and Shayrah as we take live callers at 214-377-1166.Hear it live at dogmadebate.comListeners who don't want to call can tweet their questions/comments to the host @davidcsmalleyThe show will podcast to iTunes immediately after the live broadcast. … [Read more...]


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