Young people are awakening to their own power and agency, and that is very bad news for conservatives in America. Today, in the wake of both the death of one of the architects of toxic Christianity’s entire culture war model and yet another study revealing losses for Christianity, I want to share some truly good news with you. Read more

Here’s what Christian love really looks like–and why stone-cold hypocrite Dan Foreman is reacting like he is to what ought to be a perfectly civil and normal engagement between an elected representative and his constituents. Read more

I thought it’d be fun to walk down Memory Lane to revisit some of its older ideas, to catch newer folks up on things. Today I want to show you an update on the rest of the story – what happened to various people this blog’s looked in on over the years. Read more

Over the years I’ve evolved in my understanding of religion generally and Christianity specifically. My reasons for continuing to reject Christianity have changed as well. Here are the reasons why I rejected it back then–and why I continue to reject it today. Read more

Here’s the story of the Miracle Mineral Solution, and how this woo fits into the fundagelical vision of the Happy Christian Family. Read more

In this blog’s first year, I spent a few months outlining all the different elements that went into my deconversion. I haven’t formally talked much about it since. Now, here, I want to put my deconversion ex-timony into one post. Here’s how–and more importantly why–I deconverted from Christianity, and why I won’t ever go back to it or any other religion. Read more

Ex-Christians have a lot of shorthand ways of talking about how it feels to be deconverted. Often that shorthand involves scenes from movies like The Matrix. But there’s one I’d say gives that classic example a run for the money, and it’s been on my mind lately. Today I want to introduce you to the very odd duck that is the 1974 animated Jack and the Beanstalk–and why it reminds me so much of my own time in Christianity. Read more

As usual, Christians have totally gotten the whole matter wrong about these stories–and they’ve revealed a few very unpleasant aspects of their own tribe in the doing. So here, at last, is the real skinny: here’s what an ex-timony actually is, who tells them and why, and how they differ from Christians’ testimonies. Read more

For some stuff, there’s no substitute for doing something the long way for a result worth having. Here’s a look at shortcuts–why they’re so seductive, what they can’t accomplish, and why some people go overboard with seeking them. Read more

We’re going to look at Angelo Stagnaro, who wrote a post for a big Catholic site about how his god totally created the universe. It’s called A Universe Made Just For Us, and I thought y’all would enjoy it today because oh, I know how much we love us some quantum-woo apologetics! Read more

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