I just finished talking with an African-American freethinker from Nashville. We had met through an atheist website and hearing from her was one of the best parts of my hectic week. I decided to call after I had spent time being angry and expressing it after the George Zimmerman verdict. When she spoke it was like a cool drink of water. This is very often the impact of women upon men who are rushing about and trying to find some means of acting. We are uncertain what…Continue
Added by kenyatta yamel on January 1, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments
I do not wave a sign or go running into churches screaming "Hail Satan!". I do not stomp on wooden crosses, spit on the Holy Grail, or pee on the Virgin Mary.
If you ask me straightforward what religion I practice or what God I believe in I will quietly and firmly let you know...I don't believe in sparkles and I don't practice fairy tales. But in a nice way.
And inevitably they have questions. Questions and questions....and oh...did I say questions.? If I happen to…Continue
there was chesapeake and i learned to spell the name on the yellow paper and i put my name and chesapeake and west virginia and i wrote them down and that was the name and i was there and living in it and being in it before i knew what it was called by people who were not in it and the noise and i lived above levin’s discount in three rooms with my brother and my mother and my father and he was the one and there was yelling all the…Continue
Added by Philip Jarrett on January 15, 2013 at 9:56am — No Comments
I did something I rarely do at a debate—I lost my temper. Normally, I can let ignorance roll like water from a duck’s back, but sometimes there are such stunning and dazzling displays of dunce-hood that make it hard to catch…Continue