Tag Archives: Christianity

One Reason I’m an Atheist

A recent conversation with a family member about my lack of belief inspired me to think more about why I’m so different than others in our family.  I left behind religious belief years ago for countless reasons, and I am … Continue reading

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Hate & Queerness in America and the World

As a general rule, I try to avoid chiming in on stories such as this one, where Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty fame came out in an interview with GQ as having some homophobic but not entirely surprising views.  In … Continue reading

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The Four (Rational) Horsemen of the Apocalypse

They are the leading the charge of rationality against religious belief in the Western world and beyond.  They are Christopher Hitchens (R.I.P.), Daniel Dennit, Richard Dawkins, and Sam Harris.  I’d be interested to hear any response to their discussion in … Continue reading

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Is Theism a Type of Slavery?

I know several atheists and agnostics who look back fondly on their time as a believer.  They believe that maybe ignorance is indeed bliss. The late, great opponent of theism and belief in the supernatural as a whole, Christopher Hitchens … Continue reading

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On Equal Civil Rights and Private Organizations

Because of all the discussion that has been ignited by the choice of Chick-fil-A to announce their stance against marriage equality and equal civil rights, I’ve been reading through quite a few blog posts and articles.  Although I already talked … Continue reading

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The God Debate: Christopher Hitchens and William Lane Craig

Does God exist?  Does the Judeo-Christian-Muslim God exist?  This is the topic of this debate between two noted scholars and prolific writers.  I find this particular debate valuable because it adheres to a more philosophical, rather than sociopolitical, backbone.  Instead … Continue reading

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Steve Kowit – Raymond

I’ve been receiving advertisements asking me to subscribe to the magazine The Sun for quite some time and I’ve always been interested but not quite enough to send in a check.  I picked up a copy at the San Francisco airport … Continue reading

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