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Monthly Archive: April 2014

Apr 30 2014

Greta Speaking in Washington, D.C.! Plus San Jose CA, Phoenix AZ, Chicago IL, and Charlotte NC

I’m going to be speaking in Washington, D.C. in June! It’ll be a fundraiser dinner for CFI-DC, Saturday July 12 at 6:00 pm, at Busboys and Poets (the one on 14th & V), 2021 14th St NW. Details below. And one more reminder: The location of my San Jose talk today, April 30, has changed! …

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Apr 30 2014

A Few Sound-Bitey Thoughts About Oppression

It’s easy to say that an issue isn’t real when it doesn’t affect you. It’s easy to say that oppression is a distraction when it’s not the sea of shit you swim in every day. It’s easy to say that social justice is divisive when the status quo isn’t cutting you out. I’m just sayin’, …

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Apr 30 2014

“Read this book”: Amazon Review from Sara

Got a nice customer review on Amazon for Coming Out Atheist: How To Do It, How to Help Each Other Do It, And Why! Five stars out of five. (In fact, the book now has six customer reviews — and they’re all five stars out of five!) Here’s what Sara had to say: Read this …

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Apr 29 2014

Next Godless Perverts Social Club Tuesday May 6!

Tuesday, May 6, is the next Godless Perverts Social Club — the casual, hanging-out social arm of the Godless Perverts empire. Join us every first Tuesday of every month at Wicked Grounds for an evening of conversation and socializing. Community is one of the reasons we started Godless Perverts. There are few enough places to …

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Apr 29 2014

Why I Do This

So I got this comment the other day from emptyknight, responding to a post about my book Coming Out Atheist: How to Do It, How to Help Each Other, and Why: Just got the book on Kindle this weekend, and I’m enjoying it so far! (Not that I was surprised). What did surprise me was …

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Apr 29 2014

“An absolutely brilliant book”: Amazon Review from Jacob Zentichko

Got a nice customer review on Amazon for Coming Out Atheist: How To Do It, How to Help Each Other Do It, And Why! Five stars out of five. (In fact, the book now has six customer reviews — and they’re all five stars out of five!) Here’s what Jacob Zentichko had to say: A …

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Apr 28 2014

Greta Speaking at Carolinas Secular Conference — and Location of San Jose Talk Has Changed!

Some news about upcoming speaking gigs! I’m going to be speaking at the Carolinas Secular Conference, September 26-28, in beautiful Charlotte, North Carolina. Other speakers and performers include Mandisa Thomas; Bria Crutchfield; Steve Ahlquist; Greydon Square; Harry Shaughnessy; Faisal Saeed Al Mutar; and DJ Alex Zygmunt. And the location of my San Jose talk this …

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Apr 28 2014

Greta’s Interview with “Point of Inquiry” Podcast!

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I have a cool interview up with Lindsay Beyerstein at CFI’s Point of Inquiry podcast! We talked about why people would want to come out as an atheist; how being closeted makes us internalize the stigma against atheists; whether atheists coming out increases the number of atheists in the world; similarities and differences between different …

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Apr 28 2014

Why Do Many Religious Believers Want to Silence Atheists?

Why do so many religious believers want atheists to lie about our atheism? It seems backward. Believers are always telling atheists that we need religion for morality; that we have to believe because without religion, people would have no reason not to murder and steal and lie. And yet, all too often, they ask us …

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Apr 28 2014

“The book is beautifully written”: Amazon Review from Barbara A. Meissner

Got a nice customer review on Amazon for Coming Out Atheist: How To Do It, How to Help Each Other Do It, And Why! Five stars out of five. (In fact, the book now has six customer reviews — and they’re all five stars out of five!) Here’s what Barbara A. Meissner had to say: …

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