There has been an ongoing argument regarding the words, “atheism” and “agnosticism,” practically since the biologist Thomas Henry Huxley coined the term, back in 1869. What further complicates…Blog Atheism Versus Agnosticism 2 Likes
Yet another reprint of a blog I first wrote back in 2017 for Atheist Nexus. I could be accused of being excessively optimistic and wearing my Pollyanna suit on this one, but I think it has…Blog Grover's Corners and Dancing in Hurricanes 1 Like
Something which does not exist cannot help us, but chronic dependence on something which fails to exist does active harm to all of us.
-- Loren C. Miller, Jr.,…
The early days of Christianity were not especially pleasant for its participants, apparently. The Roman authorities were not pleased that Christians were touting a new god that was alleged to…Blog Die For A Lie? 2 Likes
The following is an old blog from Atheist Nexus, around October of 2015. I think the topic material is still very relevant to the here and now, though.…
...they [the Roman Catholic Church] for example thought that slavery was perfectly fine... absolutely okay, and then they didn't, and what is the point of the Catholic Church if it says, “oh…Blog Then What Are You For? 4 Likes
Words are subtle and powerful things. Ten billion different things can be said with words, from rage to romance, with a multidimensional gradient of meanings and emotions in between those two…Blog A Difference In One Word 3 Likes
For a while, there, it was an absolute truism that among the single most frustrating activities one could indulge in was the pursuit of an appointment to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination. Starting…Blog A Shot In The Arm 4 Likes
I just sent the following to Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman, by email and physical letter:
26 September, 2020
Senator Rob Portman
448 Russell Senate Office…
JOMO KENYATTA (1892-1978), first prime minister of independent Kenya:
“When the Missionaries arrived, the Africans had the Land and the Missionaries had the Bible.
They taught us how…
Written by Malcolm Hutton: National Secular Society 9 January 2009.
Bibles in Hotels and Hospitals
Respect for the Fallen
One could take action when a bible is presented in hotel or hospital. First of all, go
prepared with a yellow…
The scene is set in the Rotunda of the US Capitol building. Hardly a few weeks earlier, that had been the site of a riotous attempt at raucous, lawless insurrection. This moment could not be…Blog Respect for the Fallen 1 Like