Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 16 2012

Preacher at the Funeral

I despise, with all I am, the time at a funeral that is spent on advertising Jesus instead of on the dead and the survivors.

Oct 15 2012

Religious People Cheat

Hanging a crucifix on the wall of your bedroom might prevent sex, but it probably won’t specifically prevent cheating.

Oct 15 2012

On Display: Clothing, Breasts, and Power

Breasts are fascinating, but perhaps not quite for the reason you’re thinking.

Oct 14 2012

When We Half Understand Poverty

If you want to understand food and poverty in the U.S., you need to pay more attention to what is cooked at home, and by whom.

Oct 14 2012

Through the Eyes of Strangers

The ripples from the Minnesota Atheists billboards just keep being felt.

Oct 13 2012

Humor Study Is Funny Peculiar

Do women mention liking funny men in personal ads because of their genes?

Oct 13 2012

Saturday Storytime: Mrs. Henderson’s Cemetery Dance

“Not to be rude, sir, but aren’t you meant to be dead?”

Oct 12 2012

“Feminism+”, or One-Drop Activism

Surly-Ramics pendant: A Thoughtful Honest Ethical Intelligent Skeptical Thinker

“We wouldn’t be so upset if they’d just be honest and call themselves, ‘Feminism+’.”

Oct 12 2012

Atheists Talk: Howard Bloom on “The God Problem”

Howard Bloom’s new book is part novel, part autobiography, and part well-researched history of science.

Oct 11 2012

He Had It Coming

How could you tell us that we were wrong?

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