Tag: Religion

Canada Grants Asylum To Rahaf Alqunun

Aside from writing about the FFRF National Conventions, I haven’t posted much else that is directly related to atheism and religion. The case of Rahaf Alqunun made national headlines this

On The Quiet Side

I don’t want October to fade out without making a single post. However, things have been a bit quiet in my world. Work is still dragging me down; but that

New Books & Tutorials

Well this mild depression – I hate using a word as strong as that – may have sapped my creative juices temporarily. But I am still reaching for creative inspiration.

So Long 2017!

Well, the world survived the first year of President Orange Dumbfuck. For the sake of my American friends and the rest of the world, I certainly hope that early 2018

Madison, Wisconsin Trip & The 40th National FFRF Convention

As previously noted, last week I was back in Madison, Wisconsin for FFRF’s 40th National Convention. I arrived two days early so that I could spend some time with my

The 10th Anniversary Of “The God Delusion”

Today Hemant Mehta at The Friendly Atheist published about the 10th anniversary of Richard Dawkins’ excellent The God Delusion. Like so many other thousands of people, The God Delusion was

Happy 1st Anniversary To The Obergefell Decision

Today marks one year since the SCOTUS Obergefell decision legalized marriage equality across the United States. Suspiciously absent is the god-spawned smiting we were promised. Everybody should have the right

Finished Reading “Did Jesus Exist”

I guess it was appropriate that I finished the book on Easter! I would have completed it sooner but I took it out of my laptop back to fit the

New Books & Reading Progress

One nice benefit of a commute to Mississauga or Toronto on the GO Transit system is that I can get more reading time in. Still not as much as I

The Missing Hymn

I would have posted sooner but there were some permissions issues with WebHost4Life. At any rate, a friend of mine managed to find the lyrics to that horrible hymn that

So I Went To Church Today…

I just could not bring myself to write about yet another mass-shooting or the sheer, bat-shit lunacy of the Republican candidates. The first is far too depressing and although it

The Ahmed Mohamed Incident & Texas Stupidity

Oh boy was I pissed off when I read about what the Irving school district did to Ahmed Mohamed. I live in Irving (my property taxes go to the Coppell

The Kim Davis Furor

I cannot write a post about the hypocrite bigot Josh Duggar and not mention the other recent religious maelstrom around Kim Davis. What a saga this turned out to be.

The Josh Duggar Schadenfreude

Although we should not take pleasures in the misfortunes of another, sometimes it simply cannot be resisted. The Duggar family has done such spectacular damage to basic human rights and

Way To Go SCOTUS!

The Supreme Court Of the United States has made some spectacularly bad decisions over the years – Citizens United has flooded the political system with legalized bribes. But this week,

Je Suis Charlie – 2

Also, fuck you Anjem Choudary.