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Category Archive: religious families

May 10 2013

Theists Have the Best P.R. Machine Ever III

Part I and Part II are also posted on this blog. P.R. Claim: Religion fosters family closeness and family values.   Last night I watched “Polygamy USA.” I am aware that polygamous LDS is not standard LDS. And, further, LDS isn’t standard “Christian.” But what I saw that disturbed me, had nothing to do with …

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Mar 02 2011

A couple of videos by young black atheists

It’s a slow day for me, and I thought I’d share some videos I’ve been watching. First, John contacted us directly to share his video. If you’ve watched the show recently, you’ve probably noticed that the question of attracting minorities to become outspoken atheists comes up more and more frequently. Now, this is a tricky …

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Aug 07 2010

Coming Out

I recently met a young woman online who is about to go off to college. She is a recent deconvert and made the decision to “out” herself in her home. As is common, the experience was less than stellar for her. And she recently linked me to an article she wrote describing what it’s been …

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