Blog Profile / Daylight Atheism


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Archived Since:October 26, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Women Deserve Equal Rights, Not Chivalry

Women matter because they're people, not because they're "wives and daughters".

When Should a President Prosecute Their Predecessor?

It sets a dangerous precedent, but sometimes it's necessary.

All the Kingdoms of the World

In sticking with Donald Trump, the Christian right shows their perverse talent for drawing exactly the wrong lesson from the Bible.

Make Catholicism Cool Again

The church strives to present a hip and modern image, but without changing any of their dangerous medieval beliefs.

20 Things I’ll Teach My Son

Some life lessons that are just a little less obvious.

Roy Moore’s Final Act

The most likely outcome is that he'll dwindle into a historical footnote, just as he deserves.

We’re All In This Together: A Humanist Sermon

We should structure society to reflect the reality that everyone faces challenges they can't solve alone.

Human Reproduction Is Ridiculous

Evolution comes up with good-enough solutions, not necessarily good solutions.

Tell You The Truth? Not Our Job!

The media that will neither report when a candidate is telling the truth, nor call obvious lies what they are.

Repost: The World Is Changing and the Churches Are Afraid

Last week, a Daylight Atheism commenter (thanks, Nathaniel!) pointed out that my post “Aid in Dying” had been cited on a blog on the Patheos Catholic channel, Public Catholic, whose author, Rebecca Hamilton, is a member of the Oklahoma state legislature. Needless to say, she was perturbed: Last night, when I googled euthanasia, I came [Read More...]

Repost: If I Were an Unethical Atheist

[I’m taking a break from the blog to bond with and care for my new son. Please enjoy this classic post! I’ll check in periodically to answer comments.] More times than I can count, I’ve heard the argument that atheists can’t be trusted to act ethically, that human beings need to believe in a supernatural [Read More...]

Repost: The Perils of Scriptural Morality

[I’m taking a break from the blog to bond with and care for my new son. Please enjoy this classic post! I’ll check in periodically to answer comments.] I was cheered by a story I saw last week about about heroic activist groups working to end the barbaric custom of female “circumcision”, aka female genital [Read More...]

Repost: So Wrong For So Long: On Liberal Biblical Reinterpretation

[I’m taking a break from the blog to bond with and care for my new son. Please enjoy this classic post! I’ll check in periodically to answer comments.] Following up on last week’s affray over cognitive dissonance in pro-LGBT Christians, I have one more point I want to make. Liberal and progressive believers have a [Read More...]

Repost: The Mystical Dogma of Human Equality

[I’m taking a break from the blog to bond with and care for my new son. Please enjoy this classic post! I’ll check in periodically to answer comments.] Recently, the Catholic writer and apologist Mark Shea fielded a question from a reader who was disturbed by pro-slavery Bible verses quoted on an atheist billboard in [Read More...]

Repost: Why Atheism Is a Force for Good

[I’m taking a break from the blog to bond with and care for my new son. Please enjoy this classic post! I’ll check in periodically to answer comments.] If you’ve followed my writing these past few years, you know that I’ve often taken up arms against prominent atheists who’ve made clueless, sexist comments or worse. [Read More...]

Hello World

In which I welcome a new member of the family.

The Rush to Canonize Mother Teresa

The conclusion of this process was decided in advance.

The Democritean Dance

Our bodies and minds are made of atoms like everything else.

Weekend Coffee: September 3

• Michele Bachmann says Christian conservatives will never win another election if Hillary Clinton wins this one. From her mouth to God’s ears! • On Radiolab this week, “The Girl Who Doesn’t Exist“: Alecia Faith Pennington escaped aShow More Summary

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This could be a suitable outpost for humanity into the unimaginably far future.

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