Featured Survivors

Read what some of the best atheist survivors have to say about their own experience “in the trenches.”

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The War on Atheists (and the World)

Atheists are able to make sense of their lives using observations of the natural world. I am sure most atheists...

Candles

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...

Dangerous Laws “Protecting the Religious” Are Not About Religion

Dangerous Laws “Protecting the Religious” Are Not About Religion

Arizona is in the news once again for its intolerant legislators’ penchant for seeking to legally oppress others and thereby...

Hawaiian Vacation

Hawaiian Vacation

While cooking my son and his friends breakfast burritos this morning, a few things began to trouble me. I started...

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,...

Human ‘purpose’, without God.

Human ‘purpose’, without God.

I pinched this line from an article (Investigating Atheism) posted by Philip Bannor (thanks Phil). Btw, I do recommend it,...