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Monthly Archive: August 2011

Aug 31 2011

No more tiptoe

An atheist comes out as an atheist. In Kentucky. I have often tiptoed around stating my lack of religious beliefs because, like many people in a minority, I fear being shunned and judged. I’ve described myself with words like non-religious, humanist, and freethinker and have most recently been playing with the “Unitarian” label. But as …

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Aug 31 2011

He knew what God wanted, and what men wanted

Woho, looky here – the opposition looks at Vision Forum. A former stay-at-home-daughter and now stay-at-home wife and mommy says she wishes she’d gone to college. All of these books taught that the world was a very dangerous place for a woman. God had designed her to be at home, creating a peaceful haven for …

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Aug 31 2011

Frankly, people do think you’re a nutter

Christina Patterson doesn’t share Tony Blair’s affection for injecting “faith” into politics. You might think that someone who doesn’t believe in a theory accepted by almost every scientist for more than a century, and who wants to restrict the rights of half the population to make decisions about their own body, and thinks that every …

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Aug 31 2011

And all I got was this stupid T shirt

Really, J C Penney? Really?   What the hell is that, skool for future “Sex and the City” airheads? A scheme to make all women as empty-headed as the “real” “housewives” of New York/New Jersey/Hollywood/Las Vegas/Miami/Topeka? Or just a calculated insult to women in general? They’ve withdrawn the T shirt now, thank you for small …

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Aug 31 2011

A better butterfly

The wheels are in motion (or do I mean they’re turning, or grinding? I want to get my clichés right, here) and I’m just about ready to start posting at the Freethought B&W. Once the banner is in place I think that will do it. Josh fixed up my avatar, so it’s more elegant now. …

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Aug 31 2011

Test Post

This is a test post, the sole purpose of which is to see whether automatic cross-posting from Butterflies and Wheels at FreeThoughtBlogs to Butterflies & Wheels Prime works.