June 11, 2010

  –1–   Today, I’m moving to Washington DC for my summer internship and the packing and preparations for said trip are the reason the blog’s been dark this week (and probably next as well). After my first week on the job, though, I’ll be starting regular posts, beginning with a discussion of C.S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity (the first apologetic work I ever read). –2–   And speaking of the move, I’m still trying to attend Mass every week, so… Read more

June 6, 2010

This isn’t a standalone post, just a text-heavy footnote to a discussion with readers about the intended tone of the blog. Original: I have been an outspoken atheist for most of my life, so I wouldn’t have guessed I’d end up with a devoutly Catholic boyfriend in college.  Needless to say, we’ve had plenty of discussions about our beliefs, and we’ve are still in profound disagreement. During one discussion, I pressed him to name something that could serve as a… Read more

June 4, 2010

  –1–   I have an opinion piece up at The Huffington Post criticizing the Dalai Lama’s recent op-ed in The New York Times. One quick quote from the piece:  To praise individual parts of [religious sects’] morality in isolation, as the Dalai Lama wishes to do, is to do their beliefs a disservice. –2–   While on HuffPo’s Religion tab, I ran across this dreadful article on spirituality. Not only does the author water down the definition of ‘spiritual’… Read more

June 2, 2010

I’ve been considering starting a religion/atheism focused blog for some time, and that time is now. I’ll continue to blog at The Huffington Post and Sappho as well, but, since of late all my arguments seem to have become arguments about religion, I’d like to use this space to force myself to make my positions a little more coherent and patching up logical gaps while sparring with commenters. Currently, I’m on vacation with my family and, shortly thereafter, will be… Read more

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