Courtesy of PZ Myers (whom I met briefly, but was mostly too intimidated to have any kind of conversation with), here’s pretty much the only argument one might ever need to explain atheism as a viable alternative to the dogmatic beliefs pimped out by every religion ever.
This universe was not specially created for us humans, by some creator deity. That kind of egotism is overreaching, and wrong.
There’s a lot going on in the blogosphere right now. Some friends need defending and some assholes need smiting. But first I need to achieve some level of stability and normalcy before I can get back in the fight.