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Category Archive: atheism

Jul 02 2014

Find me at CONvergence and SSA East

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Hello all I will be speaking at both CONvergence and SSA East, and I’m getting an awful lot of stage time! This is a preview for anyone interested. CONvergence You can start looking out for me at about 1pm Friday at CONvergence. FRIDAY, July 4th 5pm Paranormal Romance vs Urban Fantasy With the popularity of paranormal romance, …

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Mar 08 2014

More hate from racists – Coalburner edition

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In case you have ever wondered whether I continue to get racist comments for having, of all terrible things, dated someone who was not white and discovered that my DNA was not 100% white, the answer is yes, I still get hateful shit. My number one incoming link for the last couple weeks has been …

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Nov 11 2013

To those of us fighting the good fight

I wrote this, originally, to console someone who was sick to death of her efforts being met with rape threats and death threats and inaccurate accusations.  I debated posting it, knowing it would undoubtedly bring with it some backlash.  I spend my free time volunteering for atheist, humanist, and skeptic causes only to be constantly …

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Oct 26 2013

Vote for project about Fox News Brainwashing

There’s a project up for project of the week on IndieWire and it’s about how Fox News brainwashes people and how to fight it.  Let’s go Pharyngulate it so this important work gets more attention! http://www.indiewire.com/article/vote-for-project-of-the-week-will-it-be-of-by-for-brainwashing-horror-or-water  

Oct 25 2013

Atheism as Social Justice

Social justice is the view that everyone deserves equal economic, political, and social rights and opportunities. Sarah Jones wrote a post yesterday about why, despite the fact that she’s an atheist, she is not a secular activist.  This made me think long and hard about how our movement receives wonderful activists who agree with us …

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Sep 17 2013

Really Cool Megachurch Infographic

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I have been a member of this site http://myblogguest.com/ for a while, but it very rarely yields something on topic for my blog.  But today I have a doozy for you.  An infographic all about Megachurches and how much money they take from people.  The best part, though, is that it still appears to be …

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Sep 12 2013

Fall Schedule / SSA Reminder

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Below you will find my schedule for the fall.  If you are a reader or group organizer and want to meet me or host an event, maybe this information is useful to you. A reminder to my friends who are in SSA groups, I am available to speak to you about many interesting topics.  I …

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Sep 02 2013

Future Doctor Miller talks Karaoke

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I know I’ve been close to radio silence here on the FtB lately.  I’ve found a lot of the fighting going on in my pages about Shermer a bit triggery, but mostly I’ve been getting ready for and recovering from the oral defense of my Comprehensive Exams. WHICH I PASSED. Yes.  I am All But …

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Aug 22 2013

Michael Shermer’s Note on the Legal Fund

On the legal fund set up for Michael Shermer there is now a note from Shermer himself, acknowledging the campaign. People are asking me about this legal fund set up in my name, if I am aware of it, if it is legit, should they donate?, etc. For the record: I am aware of and completely support …

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Aug 20 2013

Eustress, Distress, and American Health Care

I bring you the best video discussion on American Health Care I’ve ever seen, courtesy of the Vlog Brothers and, specifically, the greatest man in the world, John Green.  If you don’t know the awesomeness of Nerdfighteria, you are missing a lot in your life and I hope you change that for yourself. My world’s …

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