We were roadtripping to Skepticon when I first heard about the situation in Paris. As we drove, the death count rose and the sick feeling in my stomach grew. My Facebook feed was unusually silent at first, with just a sporadic news site post about it here and there. As the evening wore on and […]
I’m not quite as upset, really, about the elections as you might suspect. It was fairly predictable to me. “The People” have spoken, and “The People” are clearly focused on what everyone else is doing, instead of what’s good for themselves. I think that’s really the most interesting takeaway here. I’m most concerned about the […]
I’ve never been great at putting things into concise terms when it comes to telling a story. I can manage sometimes not to ramble, but I have an eye and a mind for details, and as a result, the details are important to me.
My story is probably not functionally different from anyone else who was raised religiously and who later stepped away from delusional thinking, but I hope that in writing this, I can offer some insight and perspectives that some of you who are just now, or just recently going through this, may not have. It’s been over twenty years since I started the process of stepping away. Those insights are probably not all that unique, for what it’s worth, but they’re mine, so I relate them. 😉
this Easter weekend, several thousand of us will be participating in the first-ever “Blog Against Theocracy”. i am awaiting permission from the owner of Clean Cut Kid, where i do most of my political blogging, for us to support and participate the endeavor as a whole. i’m never quite sure how things will play out […]