Monthly Archive: May 2013

May 31 2013

Godless Perverts: Date Change, New Event, and Asking for Your Input!

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Hello, Godless Perverts! The hosts of the Godless Perverts Story Hour and the Godless Perverts Social Club want to let you know about a date change for the Social Club. We’ve set a date for the next Story hour, and we want to let you know so you can mark your calendars. And we want …

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May 30 2013

He Treated Us With Contempt: The Context of Ron Lindsay’s WiS2 Talk

UPDATE: Ron Lindsay has apologized for his remarks. I have accepted his apology. He treated us with contempt. For me, that’s what it boils down to. I’ve already addressed some of the specific problems with much of the specific content of Ron Lindsay’s opening talk at the Women in Secularism 2 conference, and with the …

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May 30 2013

A Blatant Misrepresentation — And An Insulting One: The Content of Ron Lindsay’s WiS2 Talk

UPDATE: Ron Lindsay has apologized for his remarks. I have accepted his apology. Here’s a tip: to Ron Lindsay, and to everyone else. If the people you’re supposedly trying to be in alliance with are howling with rage, and the people you’re supposedly in passionate opposition to are praising you to the skies… you’re doing …

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May 29 2013

Secular Meditation, and Doing One Thing at a Time

This is going to seem ridiculously obvious. It is ridiculously obvious. I feel more than a little silly that it’s taken me over fifty years to get it. But it’s making a big difference in my life and my work, and I want to share it with the rest of the class. As I’ve been …

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May 29 2013

Greta Speaking in San Diego, Amherst NY, and Las Vegas — and Doing Stand-Up Comedy in San Francisco!

Hi, all! I have some speaking gigs coming up, in San Francisco, San Diego, Amherst, NY, and Las Vegas — including my stand-up comedy debut at Ha Ha Heathens on Wednesday, May 29, and an award I’m getting at the American Humanist Association conference on June 1! If you’re going to be in any of …

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May 29 2013

From the Mailbag: “Reasonable, intelligent, and well-informed”

I got an email from a reader, asking me a question. (As far as I can tell, it’s not in response to any particular piece I’ve written.) With their permission, I’m posting their email here, along with my response to it. (I’m keeping the reader’s name private, per their request.) Do you think that it’s …

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May 28 2013

My Podcast Interview with “Geeks Without God”

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When I was at he SkepTech conference last April, I did a podcast interview with the Geeks Without God squad. That podcast is now available for listening and downloading! We talked about Airborne, atheist anger, how religion gets a free pass from criticism, religious indoctrination of children, the doctrine of hell, the The Good News …

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May 24 2013

Some Things I Learned From Reading “Best Sex Writing 2013″

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Some things I learned from reading Best Sex Writing 2013: The State of Today’s Sexual Culture (available in paperback and on Kindle): I learned that the Doc Johnson “marital aid” company was mockingly named after Lyndon B. Johnson. I learned that in 2005, high-end vibrators were given to celebrities in the Golden Globe Awards gift …

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May 23 2013

“This is about adding to, not taking away”: Interview With Charlie Glickman, Co-Author of “The Ultimate Guide to Prostate Pleasure”

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If you have a prostate, or if you’re having sex with someone who has a prostate, or if you ever plan to have sex with someone who has a prostate, you want to read this book. Period. I’d thought about writing a fuller review of The Ultimate Guide to Prostate Pleasure: Erotic Exploration for Men …

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May 23 2013

American Terror: Excerpt From “Godless Americana: Race and Religious Rebels” by Sikivu Hutchinson

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The following is an excerpt from Godless Americana: Race and Religious Rebels, the new book by Sikivu Hutchinson. Available on Amazon and CreateSpace; coming soon on Kindle. ***** American Terror A little white boy, a cherub with an impish grin, earnestly clutches a microphone before a church congregation in a blurry video of the Apostolic …

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