Joe Swam's Blog – October 2011 Archive (2)

Atheists Getting Bullied?

The latest Penn Point is really great and a little personal for me. I had shared on Google+ and Facebook a story about my son receiving threats from classmates for being an atheist. Penn had some kind words for me then, and he mentions it towards the end of this video. It's not easy for everyone to "come out" as an atheist. Penn talking about it does make it easier. His radio show did that for me. He sells himself a little short here. He is a hero.…


Added by Joe Swam on October 17, 2011 at 8:24pm — 2 Comments

"Keep it to yourself"

I quick thought on keeping your opinions to yourself. I'm switching locations at work starting Monday (it happens a lot). Before I left yesterday, a co-worker I have become friends with came into my office and shut the door. EVERYONE knows I'm an atheist (I'm as "out" as I can be). During my time knowing her, she has asked me more questions about the "A" word than anyone I've ever met. I now understand why. She was raised Catholic and has been a "believer" her entire life. Ten…

Added by Joe Swam on October 8, 2011 at 12:12pm — 8 Comments

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