What Do You Believe?

Before I start, I’d like to discuss a bit of semantics. I typically try to use the terms “believe”, “think”, and “know” to indicate varying levels of certainty. Obviously, “know” is the highest level, where I have no reasonable doubt. “Think” is in between, indicating that I’m fairly sure I could back up whatever I’m … More What Do You Believe?

Response to the “I’m a Christian, you cannot change my mind” meme.

For today, I’m sharing a great short post by JT Eberhard. As he says, “I am an Atheist. You can ridicule me. You can torture me. You can kill me. But you don’t have to! Because you can change my mind. With EVIDENCE.” Personally, my mind was already changed away from Christianity because I realized … More Response to the “I’m a Christian, you cannot change my mind” meme.

Interpreting the Bible

Myself and many other atheists have a tendency to attack Christianity in ways that are very confusing to moderate or progressive Christians, that do not address what this type of Christian actually believes. I think there are many reasons for this. For one thing, many atheists came out of fundamentalist Christianity; I personally am not … More Interpreting the Bible

The sad, twisted truth about conservative Christianity’s effect on the mind

I’ve been putting in long hours at work lately, so I’m not really up to writing a good post tonight. Instead, I’m sharing this article. I wish to add only that much of it rings true with my experience, in particular the last couple of sections (about Christianity causing special damage to women and why … More The sad, twisted truth about conservative Christianity’s effect on the mind

Scarf Complete

This announcement is a bit overdue, but I wanted to share it. About the beginning of May, I decided to learn to knit. I wanted a craft that could travel well, that I could pick up and put down at a moment’s notice, that I could use to keep my hands busy while out being social … More Scarf Complete