Religion is full of guilt, shame, brokenness, and darkness. These people have left all of that behind.
A discussion group put together a list of their favorite things about being an atheist. I really liked some of their answers, and wanted to share. Responses range from funny and inappropriate to thoughtful and poignant. Continue reading “The Perks of Atheism”
Today I heard a startling statistic. Just last weekend, 44 people were shot in Chicago. That brings the total number to 1650 people shot already this year. There’s a war going on in Chicago, and everyone is ignoring it. Continue reading “Chicago vs. Orlando”
Human sexuality is not binary (male and female), it’s a spectrum of every possible combination between the extremes of “straight man” and “straight female”.
My brother and I used to meet every Wednesday for church and then head to the pub afterwards for some drinks, appetizers and movie trivia. It was great getting to know my brother better as an adult. My brother is an extremely intelligent person, and interesting. We’d talk about all kinds of subjects, nothing was off-limits. Our lives have since gone our separate ways, we’ve both gotten married, moved away, and had kids in the meantime. He remains a Christian, I’ve become an atheist (he does not know this yet, for reasons I will not get into here). We met up for a reprisal of “old times” a few weeks ago. We picked up right where we left off. Continue reading “The Spectrum of Human Sexuality”