Posts by Godless Mama

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Why the Chapel Hill Shootings Don’t Say Anything About Atheism

The murder  of three young Muslims in their apartment in Chapel Hill, NC on Tuesday is an unspeakable tragedy. As...

Ten (More) Reasons Why Christianity Makes No Sense

Ten (More) Reasons Why Christianity Makes No Sense

When I published the predecessor to this article a few weeks ago, I received a good deal of feedback –...

Ten Reasons Why Christianity Makes No Sense

Ten Reasons Why Christianity Makes No Sense

When I discovered the online atheist community a few years ago, one of the things that astounded and humbled me...

God’s Plan

God’s Plan

A close friend of mine recently lost her thirteen-year-old son to cancer.  He was a bright, creative, inquisitive, witty, beautiful...

Did God Invent the Grass?

Did God Invent the Grass?

A while back I was smugly congratulating myself on a few choice victories in the secular parenting arena.  First was...

God Rest His Soul

God Rest His Soul

Three months ago, my beloved stepfather, Billy, lost a short but brutal fight with liver cancer. As you might imagine,...

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

In atheist discussion groups, I often hear people saying they could never date or marry a theist.  “I value rational...

Putting the Thought Into Critical Thinking

Putting the Thought Into Critical Thinking

When I first discovered atheist discussion groups online, I was thrilled.  Finally, it seemed I would have a chance to...

Dear God, Please Explain Genocide

Dear God, Please Explain Genocide

I have lately been reading about the genocide in Rwanda that occurred in the 1990s.  It has been a bit...

It’s OK, You Don’t Believe in Anything Anyway

It’s OK, You Don’t Believe in Anything Anyway

A couple of years ago, a casual acquaintance – I’ll call her Susie – out of the blue asked me...