Who has more power to change the system in which they’re embedded–women in Mormonism, or female porn actors?
Welcome to the 17th edition of the Humanist Symposium! The Humanist Symposium is meant to be a celebration of the humanist life–its purpose “is not primarily to criticize religious beliefs or debunk the latest superstition, but to offer and discuss a positive alternative to belief systems based on the supernatural.” As such, these values fit … [Read more…]
Atheists visiting here for the first time–Welcome! You may also enjoy this post: Ten Common Misconceptions about Atheists . In the beginning1 was Cephalopod. And ‘Pod said, let there be light. And the Bartender said, Havest thou instead the stout2. And ‘Pod tasted the brew, that it was good. After the first beer, ‘Pod spawned … [Read more…]
It’s that time of year again: time for me to co-opt John’s blog & flood it with links (hopefully) from feminists. Welcome, feminists! This year’s topic, and I’m really glad they give us topics, is Why It’s Important to Vote Pro-Choice. My response is that the personal is the political. It’s a tired feminist line … [Read more…]
FYI: The 80th edition of the Carnival of the Godless is up at the Jesus Myth. I haven’t had a chance to look at this one yet, so let me know if you all find any especially intriguing posts. I’m looking forward to reading them over a steaming hot cup of Joe sweetened with a … [Read more…]