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Category Archive: Atheism

Jul 30 2014

#mencallmethings: “worthless whiners”

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Jerk on my blog, in response to my recent post on The Amazing Atheist: GOD, feminists and liberals are so goddamn WORTHLESS. I wish everyone could just ignore these worthless whiners. #mencallmethings I see. So in an effort to persuade people that The Amazing Atheist isn’t really sexist or misogynist and we should give him …

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Jul 30 2014

#mencallmethings: “go home make me a sandwich”

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Jerk on my blog, in response to my recent post on The Amazing Atheist: 1st off im a big fan of the amazing atheist what you got to do it dont let other peoples opinions bother you as they do not concern you at all i am a atheist myself and i know how the …

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Jul 30 2014

“I’m angry that the Catholic Church…”: Cartoon by Angelo Madrid

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Content note: rape, child molestation Comic artist Angelo Madrid, of the Freedom to Offend Tumblr/ blog, has been doing a series of cartoons criticizing religion. He’s done one based on my Why Are You Atheists So Angry? book (actually, I think it was based on the Skepticon talk on YouTube): (Caption: “I’m angry that the …

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Jul 30 2014

#mencallmethings: “cunt”

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Jerk on my Facebook, in response to someone expressing surprise over a link in my Facebook page to a video by The Amazing Atheist (context): “I can, I just agree with everything in this video. I can say the same about you liking this cunts page as well” #mencallmethings I see. So in an effort …

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Jul 30 2014

Comment Settings Update

Note: The Amazing Atheist has apparently put up a video responding to my recent post excoriating his behavior and calling on the atheist community to shun him. (No, I’m not linking to it.) As a result, I am expecting a temporary influx of TAA fans in this blog. I have therefore changed my commenting settings. …

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Jul 29 2014

“Greta spoke for me”: Amazon Customer Review of “Why Are You Atheists So Angry?”

I’ve been reprinting my favorite Amazon customer reviews for Coming Out Atheist, and it occurs to me that I never did this for Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless. So I’m doing that now. Here’s a nice customer review, five stars out of five. (The book has 136 …

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Jul 28 2014

Humanist Foundation Rallying Support for Refugee Children at U.S. Border

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See, this is what I’m talking about. When we talk about the atheist/ humanist community getting involved in humanitarian or social justice issues which disproportionately affect marginalized people — this is what we’re talking about. (Well, one of the things.) Humanist Foundation Rallying Support for Refugee Children Campaign to focus on legal advocates for unaccompanied …

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Jul 26 2014

Joint statement by Ophelia Benson and Richard Dawkins on threats, bullying, bigotry, and harassment

Joint statement by Ophelia Benson and Richard Dawkins: It’s not news that allies can’t always agree on everything. People who rely on reason rather than dogma to think about the world are bound to disagree about some things. Disagreement is inevitable, but bullying and harassment are not. If we want secularism and atheism to gain …

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Jul 25 2014

Is There Any Line You Think Should Not Be Crossed? The Amazing Atheist, and What the Atheist Community Apparently Is Okay With

Content note: rape threats, rape denial, trivialization of rape and rape threats. An open letter to anyone in the atheist community who takes an attitude of “We don’t have to agree about everything to work together” towards people in the community who make rape threats — or who assault women, harass women in person, or …

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Jul 25 2014

Greta Interviewed on “Equal Time for Freethought” Radio Show/ Podcast!

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I did a radio interview recently with Barry Seidman of the “Equal Time For Freethought” show on WBAI Radio in New York. We talked about Coming Out Atheist: How to do it, How to Help Each Other, and Why — why coming out as an atheist is important; how believers react to the idea of …

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