No True Scotsman

I'm sure most have you have heard of the No True Scotsman fallacy. If you're a former believer you've almost certainly been confronted with...

Christian Meme Dump: Stupid Atheists Edition

It's All About the Memes On Facebook, the argument between religion and atheism has almost devolved into a never-ending meme war. I have a lot...

Lying to Kids

I overheard a conversation between a wildly religious grandmother and my sister-in-law a few days ago that I found somewhat alarming. They were discussing...

Does Faith Offer Real Comfort?

I've been thinking about the perceived benefits of faith. The claim that religion provides morality is false but is there anything else positive that...

Myth-Busting the Christmas Story

Much like Spider-man, we must all endure a retelling of Jesus' origin story every year. Storytellers like to place their own spin on the...

Top 5 Stupidest Things I Used To Believe

When I was a Christian I believed some very stupid things. I pick my top five stupidest beliefs here. #1. The Great Science Conspiracy Science and...

An Atheist in Church #3 – Valar Morghulis

For those of you who are not a big geek like me, the phrase valar morghulis comes from Game of Thrones (or the Song of...

Women Who Worship a Misogynistic God

Why do women worship a misogynistic god? A recent conversation with my mom prompted me to ask this question again. I've often wondered why...

The War on Christmas Comes Home

My small town of Belen, New Mexico made the news this year, because of a permanent nativity scene that is on display in a...

How My Own Nipples Led Me to Atheism

Yes, it's true. My nipples led me to question my faith. Specifically, the fact that most male mammals have nipples led me to doubt...