The Ultimate Punishment Part 6: Irrational Capital Punishment & Conclusion

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In this series debunking the reasons to support the death penalty, we’ve looked at: The Ultimate Punishment Part 5: Closure The Ultimate Punishment Part 4: A Humane Way To Kill The Ultimate Punishment Part 3: The High Cost Of The Death Penalty The Ultimate Punishment Part 2: The Death Penalty As A Deterrent The Ultimate

Every Atheist Needs: Franny and Zooey

Franny and Zooey

When you think of J.D. Salinger, you’re most likely thinking of The Catcher In The Rye, with old Holden Caulfield and his colourful resentment of pretty much everything. Holden is a near-perfect character, indeed, and one that has a heavy and enduring importance in literary history. But the book was by no means Salinger’s best.

This Atheist Mom Has Built An Army Of Straw Men

Karen, drink.

I’m not much for sitcoms, but Will & Grace was a masterpiece. There’s this one scene where Will is talking to Jack. It goes something like this: WILL: Jack, what’s going on? Why’d you run out in the middle of your lap dance? Does your ass have attention deficit disorder, too? JACK: Will, something really

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Atheist Life Hacks: How To Throw A Macklemore Themed Birthday Party

Pin the mic on Macklemore

My stepdaughter’s life has never been particularly easy. As the daughter of a single, working mom, she’s had to move around a lot, say goodbye to lots of friends, and be shared between two very different households. There’s been a lot of loss in her family, a lot of extreme changes and to top it

5 Ways CNN’s Special On Atheism Could Have Been Good

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It opens with, “they say there is no God” and already we know they’ve got it all wrong. Between referring to Dawkins as the “Father of atheism” and the insistence of interviewing only those who mimic religion in their absence of it, the entire CNN special last night was a bust. While there were moments

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Are Atheists Racist?

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I’m drowning in the middle of spring break here, unable to get a moment of silence to write anything. This morning, when I my mom texted and asked if she could take my 6 year old out for lunch, I almost called miracle. I almost dropped to my knees and thanked God. Not that I

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Guest Post: The Most Honest Conversation With a Pastor, Ever

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This is a guest post from Darth Skeptic: A friendly, non-combative atheist. I also like Scotch, and beer. I am a fierce pursuer of truth. I’d rather accept an uncomfortable truth instead of a comfortable life. Follow on Twitter: @HelpingQuestion or sub to his blog: reasonreaction.blogspot.com This atheist is no stranger to church. I actually rather enjoy

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God, Gay Kids and A Sex-Obsessed Gospel Goon

Top ten most gorgeous guys

Not sure if you’re in the know, but GM was kind of an idiot when she was a teenager. I’ve been told most people are in their teen years, but damn, I was bad. Every once in a while I go back and flip through all my old journals, and the ones from when I

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10 Questions No Atheist Can Answer Honestly?

Bitch Mom!

I found this little gem in my inbox this morning, “Dear godless Mom, You are going to land your kids in hell, bitch mom. Just try to answer these questions, you can’t…………………….” Of course, there followed a link to this page. After I read this note, I’m not gonna lie to you, I had to

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Why You Need To Talk To Your Kids About Sex Now

“You dropped some.” My best friend, Theresa, pointed to my lap, where there was a sticky blob of Dairy Queen ice cream. We were sitting in the back seat of her Dad’s car. Her sister, Rachel, was in the passenger seat. Their Dad had taken us all for ice cream, and had to pick up something

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