Tag Archives: atheism

1minion steals mail – Aunt Dara #1

You can look her up if you feel like it, but I won’t include a link to her original advice column because I’m sure she doesn’t need the hits as much as I do. I’m an atheist, and my intent … Continue reading

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Today’s found on Facebook – Matthew McConaughey’s thoughts on religion

He has a new movie out (Free State of Jones) where he plays Newton Knight, a Confederate soldier who rebelled against the Confederacy. The Daily Beast provides this quote from the actor talking about the film and explaining what he … Continue reading

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Question of Atheist Scruples – student atheist edition

Nice! Your 15-year-old refuses to stand and repeat the Lord’s Prayer at school. She says she is an atheist. Do you support her right to refuse? Fuck yeah. I’m reminded of a news article from earlier this year here in … Continue reading

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Christian metal band loses singer to atheism

I’m snagging this from United Humanists where they’ve posted the story of Shannon Low who’d been in a metalcore band called The Order of Elijah. In his younger days he’d gone through the drug and sex problems that are common … Continue reading

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God-fearing: how is this a good thing?

I wound up at gotquestions.org when looking up the notion of god-fearing. As an unbeliever it sounds ludicrious to want to be afraid of your own god, unless the whole point of promoting fear is to promote unwavering loyalty and … Continue reading

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Atheist Scruples: Church costs too much! Tear it down!

Actually, that headline is just for the clicks. This is a big issue in terms of history and traditions versus practicality and costs. The gracious old church where you worship is an inspiration, but the declining church membership can’t support … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with Christian films

I confess that I had God’s Not Dead here this weekend but I didn’t watch it. I’ll borrow it again at some point, I promise. I’ve been on a Community kick lately and opted to watch that instead. I was … Continue reading

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