Strictly speaking, atheism is simply a lack of belief in deities. However, being part of the greater community of reason for several years now, I have noticed something. Most active atheists tend to also be humanists… even if they don’t like that term. In this sense there are atheist values.
One of the reasons why I fight so hard against the ideas of religion is because I see religion as detrimental to human progress. Religious thinking divides people, focuses people on ancient mythologies, and gets in the way of our global vision.
When I started Dangerous Talk, I wanted it to be a community of people who could explore politically incorrect topics. I wanted it to be a community of geeks who weren’t afraid to dare to be different. I wanted it to be a community of Dangerous Talkers. Over the years, I have gotten away from that and I want to move it back in that direction.
Today is the conjunction of three holidays and Christmas ain’t one. Many atheists are aware that today is Festivus. But…
I have a lot of Facebook friends and while most of them are atheists, some of them are not. One person on my friend list posted a religious picture comment and I think it is worth having a conversation about
One of the big problems I have with Christianity is that it distorts people’s view of forgiveness and cheapens the…