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Monthly Archive: August 2012

Aug 28 2012

“Why Are You Atheists So Angry?” at Last Gasp – Wholesale and Mail-Order!

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My new book, Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless?, is now available through Last Gasp! This is very exciting for a couple of reasons. For one thing: Last Gasp is a wholesaler, as well as doing retail mail-order. So stores who want to carry the book, but didn’t …

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Aug 28 2012

Runway Recap: Quote Unquote “Real Women”

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Sorry for the delay in getting this out! Yesterday was a bit, shall we say, challenging. Spoiler alert: This post contains spoilers about last Thursday’s episode of Project Runway: Season 10, Episode 6, “Fix My Friend.” If you’re a fan of the show and you haven’t seen it yet — you stand warned. So what’s …

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Aug 27 2012

Atheism Plus – The Site Is Here! Plus Some Updates

Some important updates on Atheism Plus! First of all, and very importantly: Atheism Plus is here! Which is to say: Atheism Plus is now more than just an idea. Atheism Plus is now a thing. Right now, that thing is a website: still under construction, but active — and with a forum happening right now! …

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Aug 27 2012

#mencallmethings: “whining, annoying, cunt.”

UPDATE: The “oolon” who wrote this comment is not the usual “oolon” who comments on FTB. The writer of this comment sockpuppetted the existing blogger’s ‘nym. Comment from oolon, in the discussion on the post #mencallmethings: “Old bag” A “derailment”? No, feminism is a derailment from a much more important topic – atheism. Whining about …

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Aug 27 2012

#mencallmethings: “Old bag”

Comment from Goldstein Squad Member, in the discussion on the post #mencallmethings: “whore” The picture was not that great, Greta. Old bags don’t do it for us. #mencallmethings A few notes: 1: For people who aren’t familiar with it: The nude photo in question was done for the Nude Photo Revolutionary calendar, created in homage …

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Aug 26 2012

#mencallmethings: “whore”

Comment from wondering, in the discussion on the post #mencallmethings: “FUCKIN HOE,” “FUCKIN FEMINAZI SLUT” Lol at Greta thinking anyone takes her seriously after her nude pic: http://embruns.net/images/nude-calendar-greta-2012.jpg Expecting us to take a whore seriously is when you know Feminist Thought Blogs has gone too far. BTW, I don’t like Rebecca Watson either (she’s another …

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Aug 24 2012

Greta Speaking in San Francisco, Saturday 8/25!

Reminder: I’m speaking in San Francisco tomorrow, on the topic of Atheism and Sexuality. Details below. If you’re in the Bay Area, I hope to see you there! CITY: San Francisco, CA DATE: Saturday, Aug. 25 TIME: 4:30 pm LOCATION: Schroeder’s Restaurant, 240 Front St., San Francisco, rear dining room (near Embarcadero BART) EVENT/ HOSTS: …

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Aug 24 2012

#mencallmethings: “FUCKIN HOE,” “FUCKIN FEMINAZI SLUT”

Comment from Tim, in the discussion on the post Atheism Plus: The New Wave of Atheism “GRETA CHRISTINA YOU FUCKIN HOE… I HOPE YOU GET RAPED YOU FUCKIN FEMINAZI SLUT… GO CHOKE ON A DICK AND DIE “What are you gonna do, Greta? Are you gonna ban me again? :)” #mencallmethings If anyone is still …

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Aug 24 2012

How Confrontationalism Can Open Doors

A woman walks into a café, orders a coffee and, before she pays, crosses off “In God We Trust” on her $20 bill. The woman is me, and scratching the motto off money is something I often do. This time the woman behind the counter gave me a look. Irritated, offended. She looked like she …

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Aug 23 2012

Humanism Is Great — But It’s Not Atheism Plus

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I like humanism. I support humanism. I think humanism is important. I even call myself, among many other names, a humanist. But Atheism Plus isn’t humanism. As most readers here probably know by now, Jen McCreight recently proposed a new wave of atheism — an “atheism plus” wave that explicitly focuses, not just on atheism, …

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