Tag Archives: Atheism

Calling All Humanists

I think the journey I’ve been on, from the angry ex-Catholic to the liberated and happy atheist I am today, is one I had to take alone. I needed an impetus after years, hell decades, of leaving religion and all its trappings in the broom closet of my mind, and I got one from my […]

Never Forget Thomas Aikenhead

On this day in 1697, a 20-year old medical student was summarily executed in Britain for the unspeakable crime of blasphemy. Thomas Aikenhead was the last person ever put to death in Britain for the criminal act of not believing the tales of myth and legend that were cobbled together by Bronze Age men of […]

The Portable Atheist: A Book Review

I don’t think I’ve written a book review since high school, or perhaps an early college English class. But after finishing the Portable Atheist by Christopher Hitchens, I feel compelled to comment on it. The book is an anthology of epic proportions, covering hundreds of years of essays, articles, and excerpts from brilliant minds from […]

The Battle Rages on, whether you Like it or Not

I very recently came out of the closet as an atheist. The transformation in my life since removing the disturbing emotional psychobabble I carried around for most of my life has been nothing short of astounding. After being raised as a Catholic, and being emotionally and verbally abused by nuns, I became what I call […]

You can still pray, even without God

I’d like to see organized religion’s influence greatly diminished as I believe it to be harmful to human beings. I’d love to see it completely eradicated, but I realize that’s not possible. The reason I want it gone is that religions are based on false premises to start with and build upon them from there. […]