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Category Archive: Christmas

Dec 25 2010

Having too good a day to be annoyed by religion

It’s a gorgeous day in Austin today. Cold, but sunny and blue. In a few minutes, I’ll throw on the old hoodie, fire up the old iPod, leash up the old dog, and take a walk in the old park. Might even look for that old geocache that eluded me last time. In all, it’s …

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Dec 13 2010

10 best Christmas songs…

Greta Christina has a new post about a story she wrote for AlterNet…trying to list the 10 best Christmas songs for atheists. I don’t like the rules of this particular meme…which is why I wasn’t happy with her list (this isn’t a knock on Greta who I really like and look forward to talking to …

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Dec 24 2009

A little Christmas cheer for atheists

Yes, this is funny. Now everyone go enjoy your day off.

Dec 05 2008

The FFRF Christmas sign, and why it’s a bad atheist message

When you have an unpopular message, however confident you are that it is factual, it is important to know how best to deliver that message so that your audience, however predisposed they may be to agree or disagree with you, is receptive, willing to give you a fair hearing at the very least. Some atheists …

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Dec 23 2007

I just don’t have a problem with Christmas

It’s true. I know O’Reilly and any number of the folks running the right-wing Christian-persecution industry want to think I’ve declared “war” on their holiday. But I haven’t. If anything, they’ve done so, by loudly claiming the entire holiday season as their own and not wanting anyone else to play. I thought this was a …

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