Monthly Archives: March 2019

When Atheists Push Religion on Others

On March 29, the “Friendly Atheist” posted a blog entry entitled, Quebec is on the Verge of Banning All Religious Symbols for Public Officials. Mehta wrote: Since his election in October, Quebec’s premier François Legault has vowed to stop government … Continue reading

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Real Privilege

The nice thing about the Jussie Smollett story is that it clearly illustrates what real privilege looks like. Smollett, a wealthy actor and singer, staged an elaborate hate crime hoax and was then able to use it to leverage all … Continue reading

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The Face of Privilege

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Atheist Day

I think today is supposed to be “Atheist Day.” Internet atheists are celebrating Atheist Day on twitter with the hashtag AtheistBecause.  For example: I am an #atheistbecause it just makes sense. I started questioning religion when I was 12. — … Continue reading

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Are Draq Queens Modern Day Versions of Blackface?

I don’t see any significant difference between Blackface and Drag queens. Consider their descriptions from Wikipedia: Blackface is a form of theatrical make-up used predominantly by non-black performers to represent a caricature of a black person. The practice gained popularity … Continue reading

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Is the New Zealand Shooter a “Christian Terrorist?”

I have seen several Tweets out there now asserting that the New Zealand shooter was a “Christian terrorist.”  While it’s obvious he is a terrorist, is there any evidence he is a Christian?  I can’t find any.  All the evidence … Continue reading

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When Mass Murder Becomes Activism

I’m sure you have heard about the New Zealand shooting by now.  It is yet another horrible atrocity, but this time, I did watch the video and did read the killer’s manifesto.  There is something very creepy about it all.  … Continue reading

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The Inevitability of Climate Change

A few days ago, social justice atheist PZ Myers had a blog post entitled, “Doom, doom, doom, doom.”  It links to an article describing just how bad the effects of climate change will be and PZ then comments: Future generations … Continue reading

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What Kids Can Do About Climate Change

On March 15th, kids are supposed to go on strike from school to protest the lack of action on climate change.  In addition, We strike to support the Green New Deal. Outrage has swept across the United States over the … Continue reading

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Has Extraterrestrial Intelligence Been Discovered?

From this article: Jareth Nebula might live on earth but he firmly believes he belongs on another planet. The 33-year-old, who was born a woman but transitioned to become a man when he was 29, now believes he doesn’t fit … Continue reading

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