Guest Post: From Catholicism to Unbelief… and Back

Saint Therese of Lisieux

This is a guest post from Joe Landi. He says, “I am a marketing major at Clemson University in South Carolina. I suck at multiple things, some of which include golf, rapping, and philosophy. I plan to attend law school with the hope of getting in as much debt as quickly as possible.”. You can

Your Stories of Atheism: For My Children’s Sake

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This is an ongoing series featuring your stories of how you came to identify as an atheist. If you want to send me your story, you can submit it here. To read past stories, click here. Our first story this week comes from Gideon: I was raised in a conservative Catholic household in Northern Ontario,

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The Bluff: A Novella Pt. 1

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This is a creative writing exercise I thought I would share with you all. It is loosely based on true events. I realized a story about these events had been written already about halfway through this project so, I said fuckit, I’ll just share it on my blog instead. Read the other parts here. A

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Guest Post: Josh Duggar, Lena Dunham, and Why We Shouldn’t Give Just Anyone a Show

TLC

GM is helping Godless Dad at work this week and will be posting guest posts until next week. If you want to see yours posted this week, click here to submit it. This post is from Maddy Lawrence. She says, “Fellow Anti-Theist Atheist here. I’m a 19-year-old who enjoys a good comedy, and  those who think

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Guest Post: Sorry But Progressives Are Not Immune To Nonsense

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GM is helping Godless Dad at work this week and will be posting guest posts until next week. If you want to see yours posted this week, click here to submit it. This post is from Selena Neumark. Selena has a degree in Philosophy from the University of British Columbia and hopes to pursue a Masters in Media

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Guest Post: Do Prisons Work? (A UK Perspective)

Wormwood Scrubs

GM is helping Godless Dad at work this week and will be posting guest posts until next week. If you want to see yours posted this week, click here to submit it. This post is from David Kelly, a humanist campaigning in North London about everything from faith school admissions to bogus health claims. He blogs at Humanism in Barnet

Atheist Life Hacks: How To Escape Being Mauled By A Bear

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If you’ve ever driven the Sea To Sky highway from Vancouver to Whistler, you’re a lucky heathen. After driving to Tofino on Vancouver Island, and driving up the West Coast of Australia, it’s the third most beautiful drive I’ve ever done. My boyfriend (let’s call him James) and I used to drive up there a couple

Racism Pop Quiz

I was raised to respect everyone. I do respect everyone. I even respect the rights of those who have harmed other people, as is evidenced by my unending commitment to raising awareness for human rights abuses in prisons and ending the death penalty. I’ve traveled the world and fallen in love with all types of

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Innocents: Death Row Exoneree #138

Death row exoneree Anthony Graves

This is an ongoing series telling the stories of wrongful convictions in North America. To read more of these stories, please click here. If you have a story of someone wrongfully convicted, or you were yourself and want to talk about it, please email me at mommy@godlessmom.com. See my two previous series on the American

Every Atheist Needs: A Manual For Creating Atheists

Peter Boghossian

During the #FreeMubarak campaign, I was lucky enough to touch base with Peter Boghossian for a book donation to the cause. He sent out a signed copy of his book, A Manual For Creating Atheists. I hadn’t read it yet, as I’d only been reading specifically atheist material for less than 6 months at that

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