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Category Archive: Atheism

Apr 17 2014

Special SSA Student Discount for “Coming Out Atheist”!

Are you a student in a Secular Student Alliance group? If so, you can get my new book, Coming Out Atheist: How to Do It, How to Help Each Other, and Why, at a special discount rate! We — that is to say, myself and my publisher, Pitchstone Publishing — understand just how important the …

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Apr 17 2014

How Religious Fundamentalism, Ironically, Leads to a Screwed-Up Moral Relativism

Burning at the stake

Trigger warning: Burning at the stake and other torture It is odd therefore that Cosmos focuses almost exclusively on the marginal case of Giordano Bruno. Of course, I am not defending Bruno’s persecution and death—no decent human being now would ever condone burning a person alive for any reason. Moreover, in 2014 we view legitimate …

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Apr 17 2014

“A Must-Read Book”: Kaveh Mousavi on “Coming Out Atheist”

I saw a fundamental respect for all of these different walks of life in the book. Greta Christina never goes off the grid, assuming things about people, forcing a view from a dramatic point of view. This is not a revolutionary book, written with the content to enlist as many soldiers to the cause with …

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Apr 16 2014

“Coming Out Atheist” Is Out!

Coming Out Atheist cover

Coming Out Atheist: How to Do It, How to Help Each Other, and Why is now available! Coming Out Atheist: How to Do It, How to Help Each Other, and Why, my guidebook to coming out as an atheist and supporting one another in doing it, is now available! It’s available in ebook, print, and …

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Apr 15 2014

“Witty, wise, helpful, and humane”: Phil Zuckerman’s Blurb for “Coming Out Atheist”

“Witty, wise, helpful, and humane, this clear and engaging book is most timely. Coming Out Atheist is a great resource for the many Americans out there who have rejected religious faith and are moving towards embracing, acknowledging, and proclaiming their atheism.” -Phil Zuckerman, Ph.D., author of Faith No More: Why People Reject Religion and Society …

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Apr 15 2014

Please Help Ed Brayton Fight a Lawsuit

It looks like Ed Brayton, of the Dispatches from the Culture Wars blog and co-founder of the Freethought Blogs network (and all-around great guy), is going to be sued by a white supremacist who doesn’t like it that Ed’s called him a white supremacist. Please help with his defense fund if you can. Even small …

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Apr 14 2014

“Doubt is Part of Faith” — No, It’s Not

“A sincere faith is often full of legitimate doubts.” So said someone on my Facebook page the other day. I’ve heard this idea many times before, and you probably have too. If you Google the phrase “doubt is part of faith” you get 15,400 results — 93,600,000 if you don’t use the quotation marks. William …

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Apr 14 2014

“Some of the most potent testimony:” Hector Avalos’s Blurb for “Coming Out Atheist”

“Greta Christina knows that the philosophy of atheism is incomplete without practical and sensible advice about how to live in a world full of believers. Her fascinating life experience and astute observations of atheists, in or out of the closet, offers readers some of the most potent testimony for why coming out as an atheist …

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Apr 13 2014

“A must read for every new atheist”: David Fitzgerald’s Blurb for “Coming Out Atheist”

“Make the world a better place. Start living your life. Greta Christina shows you why and how (and how not) to escape the atheist closet. A must read for every new atheist and anyone who is considering becoming one.” -David Fitzgerald, author of Nailed: Ten Christian Myths That Show Jesus Never Existed At All and …

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Apr 12 2014

“A guide for atheists and allies alike”: Lyz Liddell’s Blurb for “Coming Out Atheist”

“Coming out is one of the most important decisions a person can make. Greta walks readers through that decision in a straightforward step by step process: if, when, how, to whom, and — perhaps most importantly — why. A guide for atheists and allies alike.” -Lyz Liddell, Director of Campus Organizing, Secular Student Alliance Another …

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