Category Archive: atheism

Sep 10 2013

Blag Hag Grab Bag 9/10/13

Today’s theme is how elated I am to not be officially involved with the atheist movement anymore: Secular Party of America Voter Fraud – The Executive Board of the former “National Atheist Party” committed voter fraud in order to change their name to the “Secular Party of America.” Well, there’s another atheist organization I’ll never …

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Aug 13 2013

Belated raging

Today I found out from my dad that when my mom was in the hospital recovering from a serious surgery to remove the tumors from her ovarian cancer, some evangelical Christians came into her room uninvited during a rare moment when my dad was away to try to convert her and ask if she’s heard …

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Jul 29 2013

Her (recent) conference assault

Ashley Paramore has released a much-watch video about her recent conference assault at the 2012 Amazing Meeting in Las Vegas. Sadly, the adjective “recent” is necessary since this is hardly the first or second or third time Ashley has had this unfortunate experience at one of the many atheist and skeptical conferences she has attended. …

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Jul 27 2013

No atheists in Intensive Care Units

One week had passed since I flew out to be with my mom. Our spirits were high thanks to recent progress – my mom had woken up, seemed to have all of her mental faculties and remember who we were, and was just getting enough strength to communicate by pointing at letters on a board. …

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Feb 01 2013

Obama caves to religious pressure on birth control debate

Atheist feminist rage activated: Kathleen Sebelius, the secretary of health and human services, said the proposal would guarantee free coverage of birth control “while respecting religious concerns.” Churches and religious organizations that object to providing birth control coverage on religious grounds would not have to pay for it. Under the proposal, female employees could get …

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Jan 23 2013

I get email?!?!?!

“Hi Jennifer, Have a good time! I have seen your blog and wondered about your activities. you are active, honest, lover of nature, and a girl with grate fillings. After reading your blog, I have wondered how such woman with such open mind, can disclaim her creator or her God !!!!?? Do you really deny …

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Dec 14 2012

The practical reason why atheists should care about diversity

I’ve long argued why increasing diversity if the right thing to do for ethical reasons – hey, we shouldn’t be unintentionally excluding people based on their race or ethnicity, right? But as those arguments don’t seem to work for some atheists, let’s turn to the numbers: Within three decades, there will no longer be a …

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Aug 30 2012

Is Atheism+ Divisive?

No. I wanted to give Greta’s piece a standing ovation after reading it, and I wish I could force everyone who’s made the claim of “divisiveness” to read the entire thing. But if you read anything, let it be this: The people who are hand-wringing about how Atheism Plus is “divisive” are basically saying that …

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Aug 28 2012

Richard Dawkins disappoints me yet again

From Veronica at Purple NoiZe: Good for you Lucy. Good for you. There are numerous women who have, but I’m glad you’re not one of them. The problem, however, with this tweet is of course the second sentence. Lucy seems to be saying that either is the abuse imagined, i.e. that the recipients interpret the …

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Aug 27 2012

Go check out the Atheism+ website & forum!

AtheismPlus.com is now (sort of) ready for your viewing pleasure. As you can see, it’s still pretty empty – expect more meat on the bones in the coming weeks. But what is ready is the Atheism+ Forum, which will be a safe, highly moderated space for discussion. You can read our proposed forum rules here …

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