• America
  • Atheists not allowed to hold office in seven states?!

    WOW. Seven states do not allow atheists to hold public office. Yeah, that’s not a joke. “This prejudice is particularly evident in the political realm, where being open about non-belief is an insuperable barrier to election. Moreover, seven states still ban atheists from holding office — prohibitions that violate the U.S. Constitution’s prohibition on religious […]

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  • Atheist Morality

    It’s a fairly common opinion in the U.S., which is predominately Christian, that religion or a belief in a god is a requirement of morality. A recent Pew poll continues to support this notion. Of course this is not the case. No, not even close. But it is what believers tend to believe and it […]

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  • Accepting Complexity

    A few days ago we had a visit from the Johavah’s Witnesses. We glanced out the window and didn’t recognize the van. When I saw them get out I guessed pretty quickly who they were and excitedly put on my shoes. By the time I got out to the car they were already in conversation […]