One of my favorite events in history has been made into a movie called Loving. It is about the Lovings … Continue reading The Story of the Lovings Has Been Made Into a Movie
The secret to happiness is keeping your appreciation high and your expectations low. —-Misquote of a misquote supposedly attributed to … Continue reading Gratitude, Expectations, Humility, Contentment, Ambition and Success
For years I speculated about the soul, consciousness and free will. Was the supernatural required to explain these things. If … Continue reading Why I Became a Materialist
I suspect most Americans have heard the Hindi word namaste by now. Members of the New Age community say it with such … Continue reading Namaste or Should I Go Now?
Three engineers are discussing what kind of engineer God is. The mechanical engineer says, “look at the complexity of the … Continue reading Why I Don’t Believe in a Creator God: Unintelligible Design
I am kind and friendly to my Christian neighbors, but I can’t sit idly by when the following is happening. … Continue reading Why do some atheists argue with evangelicals and fundamentalists?
I was born and raised in Southern Virginia where it was traditional to stay in the family’s faith. My father … Continue reading Is it fair to be born into a religion? Why is the studying of other religions not encouraged during parenting?
First Example: Every Halloween several street preachers come to Salem, MA with their bullhorns. For the most part they amuse … Continue reading Have you as an atheist ever defended a theist who was being personally attacked for their religion?
Richard Loving and Mildred Jeter could not get married in their home state of Virginia. It was 1958 and miscegenation … Continue reading How the Anti-Miscegenation (Race-Mixing) Laws Were Overturned.
When I was very young, maybe six years old, my father read me a Bible story. In the story, God … Continue reading What is the most psychologically damaging thing you can say to a child?