“Apostasy Thinking For Yourself” – Guest post by John Sargeant

  I will be away from my blog for a couple of weeks starting Saturday, so in the meantime I have handed my blog over to a bunch of very talented writers and bloggers. I hope you enjoy these posts. The author of this post is John Sargeant. I was nine years old when childish things were put away. I watched my toys being packed up and sealed into a cardboard box. Presents from Christmas, like my treasured Millennium Falcon and X-Wing...

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Review: “The World We Made” by Johnathon Porritt – Guest Post by @ABCHammerstein

  I will be away from my blog for a couple of weeks starting Saturday, so in the meantime I have handed my blog over to a bunch of very talented writers and bloggers. I hope you enjoy these posts. The author of this post is @ABCHammerstein. “The World We Made” is a letter to us from an optimistic future, a history of the next 37 years that challenges us to help set the world on the path to sustainability. Johnathon Porritt draws...

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Blurred Lines – guest post by Dan Arel

  I will be away from my blog for a couple of weeks starting Saturday, so in the meantime I have handed my blog over to a bunch ove very talented writers and bloggers. I hope you enjoy these posts. The author of this post is Dan Arel. In reply to Walking A Thin Line. It does not happen often, if ever, but right now I disagree with Martin Pribble. I don’t think atheism is in turmoil. I think atheism, as an online “movement” is...

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The Universe Is Amazing – guest post by Matt Lacey

I will be away from my blog for a couple of weeks starting Saturday, so in the meantime I have handed my blog over to a bunch ove very talented writers and bloggers. I hope you enjoy these posts. The author of this post is Matt Lacey. One of my major gripes with stories of creation is that they’re cheap. Some being, or collection thereof, with unlimited powers created everything for some reason or other, purportedly doing so...

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Guest Post at Taslima Nasreen’s Blog

  Last week Talima Nasreen kindly asked me to write a guest piece for her blog, with the topic being “feminism and atheism”. Here is an extract from the post. “… my dismissal of superstition crosses over into my atheism in the fact that religions are built upon a bed of superstitions, and all superstitions are equally false. Humanism and atheism cross over in areas where atrocities against people are...

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Expanding the Definition of Humanism – My Guest Post at Maria Bangs’ Blog

My friend Maria Bangs (AKA @BarrelOfOranges) invited me to write a piece on humanism for her awesome blog Barrel Of Oranges. This is an excerpt, but please visit her blog if you’d like to read the piece in its entirety. As social animals, we tend to align ourselves with people who are “like us”; We associate with those who share our outlook on life, with those with whom we are related, with those that we share ideas...

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