Righteous, evangelical theists all seem to suffer from an acute lack of self-awareness. In the very same breath they assure you of your own eternal torture, they’ll tell you they are capable of more joy and more love than you could ever wrap your mind around. In the same sentence they assure you that you’re immoral,
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Adult humans do some weird things. Dragging a dead tree into our living room and throwing balls all over it is definitely one of them. It’s fun and we love it, but it’s fucking weird and you come to realize just how strange it all is when you’re asked how to explain Christmas to someone
I stood barefoot in the soft, white sand. Giant rain drops landed on me, pasting my blonde hair to my face. I looked down to see little drops forming at the end of my thick, straight locks. I noticed my bathing suit was soaked through and I hadn’t even been in the water yet. I wriggled my
Did you know that some heathens celebrate Christmas? Yeah! We totally do! I rambled like an idiot in a video about it one time: We are appropriating your holidays and turning them evil! Just watch! In a few years, the traditional Christmas feast will be braised baby! As a believer, you’re gonna wanna know what
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. Before this week’s stories, I wanted to mention a couple things. 1. A few people have asked what I
This time of year, it’s hard to miss all the organizations asking for a donation. The Salvation Army alone is in damn near every store. It’s difficult, as an atheist, to give to charities that have a tight bond with religion, so much so that their “charity” comes with a price. You must listen to
It was late one Saturday night. I was putting my little guy to bed after letting him stay up for a movie. He asked me how they’d done certain things in the movie and I explained to him that some things aren’t always as they seem. Tricks can be done to make your brain think it’s
Do you think atheist groups should be fighting nativity scenes on public property? Do you think there are better ways atheists could be spending their resources at Christmas? Let me know in the comments!
Should you tell your kids the truth about Santa? What are the upsides? What are the downsides? How do you deal with it? Let me know in the comments!
It’s December now and for the Hellbound that means just one thing: time to get warring on Christmas. Recently, American Atheists put up a few billboards that looked like this: This, as many of you already know, signifies the beginning of the War On Christmas. If you’re new to atheist activism, I’m here to explain