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Blog Archive: April 2015

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My Family Thinks I'm Going To Hell

Apr 25, 2015 10:01:34 AM
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On Tuesday, we have a radio podcast called "My Family Thinks I'm Going To Hell," populated with the personal stories and perspectives of those who've encountered this attitude firsthand.  SHOW LINK:  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thethinkingatheist/2015/04/28/my-family-thinks-im-going-to-hell In a nutshell, I have a message to the fear pimps who are promoting this heinous idea. Parents. Siblings. Children. Friends. Associates. Total strangers... STOP attempting to frighten others into allegi...

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Call it Feminism...Call it Whatever.

Apr 22, 2015 12:17:56 PM
Jun 13, 2016 2:10:11 PM
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    Feminism: advocating social, political, legal, and economic rights for women equal to those of men. By the definition of the word, I'm a feminist. Call it egalitarian. Call it humanism. Call it "Ralph." I don't really care how it's labeled. I'm so often messaged by indignant guys with helpful "corrections" about the issue of women's rights. "The pay gap." "Women get favor in regard to child custody." "Women are perpetual victims." "Women don't get drafted!" "You're religious on this iss...

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He Lived in a Glass House

Apr 2, 2015 1:48:02 PM
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"Hour of Power" preacher Robert Schuller has died at the age of 88. I grew up watching Schuller on television (we were forced to watch Sunday services on TV if we didn't attend a local service...ugh). His grand, theatrical gestures and "power of positive thinking" messages (which, curiously, didn't involve much scripture) were part of the potpourri of religious messages blaring through my Sunday morning television, and they were definitely a "style over substance" experience. I don't celebrat...

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