Monthly Archive: July 2014

Jul 25 2014

“Greater Minnesota Freethinking”, Amy LaValle Hansmann and Ken Kressin on Atheists Talk

How do atheists find each other in a small town, where they risk exposure leading to the loss of friendships or even business if word gets out that they aren’t religious?

Jul 24 2014


I’ve known for a long time that I don’t do well with extended aerobic exercise. I get intensely overwarm, to the point of nausea. I get lightheaded and have trouble thinking. I take a long time to recover, and frequently end up with a headache. I cough for hours afterward. That last one, I knew …

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Jul 24 2014


Jason has received the most wonderful* piece of FtB fic in his comments. The whole thing is a rather awesome** exercise in comparing FtB to the slave-owning South and YouTube atheists, but the last paragraph is the most amazing*** part. We (the Union) will inevitably stamp out the scourge that is the FtB fanaticism (that’s …

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Jul 20 2014

The Reading List, 7/20/2014

A periodic feature where I share my Twitter and Facebook links with my blog audience.

Jul 19 2014

Saturday Storytime: Chopin’s Eyes

“George pulls his mouth to hers and kisses him, seeking mysteries in the darkness of his mouth. She does not find them.”

Jul 18 2014

What “We” Want

No, we don’t want the same things.

Jul 18 2014

“Pop Culture Chemistry”, Raychelle Burks on Atheists Talk

Our rescheduled interview with Dr. Rubidium.

Jul 17 2014

“You’re Not Oppressed, White Atheist Dudes”

It’s the Dear Muslima of progressive atheists.

Jul 15 2014

The Elided Rights of Accusers

Arguments for the rights of the accused must always be considered in the context of the rights of the accusers.

Jul 13 2014

He Said/She Said at #TAM2014

Am I going to address the talk by Carol Tavris on rape allegations and rape culture that she gave at TAM on Friday night? Maybe.

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