Archive for December, 2012

Merry Christmas

From the IAmAnAtheist.com feedback form: Merry Christmas you poor sad bunch of people. We’re actually quite happy here. Merry Christmas to you, too!

Posted on December 21, 2012 at 9:11 pm by ideclare · Permalink · One Comment
In: Misc

Lightning

Just a brief comment today. I’ve been reading a lot of comments on various news sites by Christians today and so many of them are depressing. The talk about disrespect for God being responsible for the recent school shooting is getting muddled with talk about how it never would have happened if adults in the […]

Posted on December 15, 2012 at 9:58 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Comment

Tragic responses

Tragedy brings out the worst in some people. I’d like to share a few quotes that got my blood boiling today. “We ask why there is violence in our schools, but we have systematically removed God from our schools,” [former governor Mike] Huckabee said on Fox News, discussing the murder spree that took the lives […]

Posted on December 14, 2012 at 9:57 pm by ideclare · Permalink · One Comment
In: Comment, Dealing with religious folks

Conversations about Santa

As a follow-up to yesterday’s post, I’d like to address the question of how I handle it when children who are not my own as me if Santa Claus exists. I know that not all parents agree with my philosophy and I’m not going to try and trump them, so when a child asks me […]

Posted on December 14, 2012 at 9:39 pm by ideclare · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: Atheists' problems · Tagged with: ,

Children of truth

There’s a conversation I end up having almost every year around this time. At some point during that conversation, I say that I always try and tell my child the truth, and the person I’m talking to responds with the same look they’d probably give me if I said we speak nothing but Latin at […]

Posted on December 13, 2012 at 9:39 pm by ideclare · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: Atheists' problems · Tagged with: ,

Doing my research

Most of my free time is tied up in working on a new pro-thinking book so I don’t have much time for blogging at the moment. However, I wanted to reply to this e-mail that I received through the IAmAnAtheist.com submission form: first off the Bible doesn’t say Atheism is wrong. i don’t know where […]

Posted on December 4, 2012 at 6:44 pm by ideclare · Permalink · One Comment
In: Bible