Reading Time: 4 minutes It took some four decades, but Johns Hopkins University’s ‘sex-change’ surgery program is back. Its anti-LGBTQ director had succeeded in gutting it in 1979.
Reading Time: 8 minutes File this one under News That’ll Surprise Nobody Who Hangs Out Here: a Catholic lady just wrote a book about ‘new movements’ in Catholicism. And it turns out that dozens of those movements have been exposed as abusive. That discovery didn’t come close to surprising me. Today, I’ll show you why.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Although most of us don’t consider a hospital’s religious affliation when we need care, we probably should. Especially when it affects our care when dying.
Reading Time: 5 minutes It’s an odd Christian bias that views atheism as a dangerous, extremist fringe idea. It’s simply a devotion to realism — and millions in U.S. embrace it.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Today, let me show you a post by Catholic Sofia Carozza that riffs on a cherished Christian lie about their own imagined uniqueness: that they’re so incredibly radiant and vibrant that it should inspire non-believers to doubt their doubts.
Reading Time: 5 minutes What’s not being said is more telling than what is at Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination hearing before the Senate.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Today, we see what happens when these rituals don’t get done exactly right. See, a Catholic priest has realized that the magic ritual of baptism was performed incorrectly on him. Come and see the chaos that results when a magic spell gets said all wrong.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Hi and welcome back, y’all! We recently reviewed a 2019 book by Christian Smith, Atheist Overreach. In it, he developed a thesis that he felt merited atheists’ attention: that Catholicism–er, sorry, religion represented some humongous value to humanity that they needed to accept for humanity’s own good. In short, he argues for compliance with religious leaders’ demands, not […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes Hi and welcome back! Lately, we’ve been talking about Christian Smith’s 2019 book Atheist Overreach. We’ve covered the three questions that Smith asked and answered in his book. Now, let’s look at the conclusion he draws from his work. Namely, he thinks secularization will ultimately fail — making religion dominant once again across humanity. So […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes Hi and welcome back! Lately, we’ve been talking about Christian Smith’s 2019 book Atheist Overreach. In it, he poses three questions he thinks are super-important. And he asks these three particular questions for a reason. See, he thinks that if humans abandon religion forever, then we’ll bring much suffering upon ourselves. Today, let’s check out […]