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10 secular alternatives to “Oh My God” during sex

Reading Time: < 1 minute My personal go-to when replacing the word “God” is Lemmy. As in the rock god Lemmy Kilmister. Like when someone sneezes I might say, “Lemmy blesses you.” Or “Lemmy help me, my boss is an idiot.” But saying “Oh my Lemmy,” during sex, particularly if the person’s name doesn’t happen to be Lemmy, could be […]

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A very brief history of atheism

Reading Time: 5 minutes Where should we start a history of atheism? Shall we start at the cooling of the Earth’s core a few billion years ago? Earlier? Shall we begin at the Big Bang? The point here is that it takes humans to believe or disbelieve in Gods, and billions of years passed before any humans appeared on […]

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It’s Not Just Young White Liberals Who Are Leaving Religion

Reading Time: 4 minutes I am fairly addicted to FiveThirtyEight, even though I am a Brit, although I’ve more recently been watching their podcasts and videos on YouTube. That said, a recent piece was particularly interesting: “It’s Not Just Young White Liberals Who Are Leaving Religion“. It starts: Only 47 percent of American adults said they were members of […]

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Seamus From The Free Thought Prophet On DAM

Reading Time: < 1 minute What is DAM? Good question. DAM is the Daily Atheist Morning Show. It’s hosted by Chris Mallard. On Tuesdays, I (Andy Hall, BTW) jump on as cohost. Our guest today was Seamus from the Free Thought Prophet. We had a lot of fun chatting. I may or may not have compared washing my hands to […]