Tag Archive for Activism

The Importance of Progressive Activism

Why I do the things I do. There is line between being outspoken and being a complete jerk. Yes, it is a line that I have crossed now and again. I suspect I will cross it again, in the future. I take issue when there are attacks against those who are unable to – for…

When Did You Choose To Be Heterosexual?

Think that question is ridiculous? If I hear the term “gay lifestyle” one more time, I am going to scream. I’d say that I’d pull the hair out of my head, but… This issue should be a no-brainer. After all, it takes only a couple clicks on Google to get good, solid, and reliable information…

An Oncoming Storm: The 2014 Midterm Elections

An Oncoming Storm: The 2014 Midterm Elections I understand that most of the people I know are jumping for joy that the GOP has taken control of both Houses. This is a ‘Red State,’ so it stands to reason. However, as most of you know, I am not a Republican, so yesterday was not really…

Atheism Plus Finding Common Ground

“It is thus tolerance that is the source of peace, and intolerance that is the source of disorder and squabbling.” – Pierre Bayle Just about everybody knows that my immediate family are believers of some sort. My wife is a non-denominational Christian. My older daughter is somewhat agnostic where doctrines are concerned, but does believe…

Differential Activism – The Art Of Choosing Wisely

“It is important to understand that there’s a difference between a person of faith and a religionist” – Al Stefanelli There is a very fine line between being outspoken and being a complete asshole. Yeah, I’ve crossed that line a time or two, as many of us have for a variety of very acceptable reasons.…

The Religious Right: Choking on the Grip of Atheist Activism

“I’ve had all I can stands and I can’t stands no more!” – Popeye Resistance against atheism may still be somewhat of a status quo here in these United States, but it is impossible to deny that we are rapidly gaining ground. Atheism is one of the fastest growing social movements in the country, and contrary to what the…

Why You Should Join American Atheists, Inc.

What will $20.00 buy you? Twenty bucks.  How far does it go in our economy?  To some, twenty bucks is a considerable amount of money.  To others, it’s little more than spare change.  For twenty dollars you can get a halfway decent shirt or a pair of jeans at a discount store.  You can eat…