Atheists are balked at for not grasping religion’s power to comfort, its function in Marx’s words as the heart of a heartless world. Few understand this like I do – but it doesn’t stop me thinking we’d be better off without it.
Category Archive: Life
Jul 24 2014
Jul 16 2014
Jun 17 2014
One 23-year-old’s last letter to a relative who won’t leave him alone.
Jun 14 2014
Since I’ve heard prospective donors like evidence-based decisionmaking, I’m updating you.
Jun 08 2014
How could any of us defend being queer at a school where you were walloped for defending heels higher than an inch?
Jun 07 2014
Chapter 2: Other Boys. Around the start of junior school, teachers expressed concern about my hearing. It turned out after testing, sessions with a specialist and an hour of electrodes being stuck to my scalp that nothing was wrong with my ears; what I had, and the reason I often asked people to repeat themselves, was a form …
Jun 06 2014
Once ‘gay’ meant anything, it meant people unlike me or anyone I knew.