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A New Union vs The Old Confederacy – The Resurrection

As the last visible vestige of the old South withers and dies with the retirement of the Confederate flag from southern statehouses, the New Union rejoices. 2,355 more words

Religion

Two by Two, times Two.

Many of my friends and acquaintances on social media will note my reticence, up until this point, with regard to same sex union. I have always supported same sex union, according to the same theory that I use to support union of any two people for any deeply committed reasons. 577 more words

Contemplative Essays

Mr. Robertson, what's going on in your head?

It’s hard to think I’ve gone the entire lifespan of this blog so far and posting diatribes against Christianity and its conservative offshoots without even mentioning one of America’s favorite Christian bullshit artists: Pat Robertson. 618 more words

Christianity

I was a grammar nazi, and I was wrong

My first year in graduate school was … enlightening. As I’ve learned since then, being informed of how terribly wrong you are about basically everything is not a fun experience, although I am thankful for it. 949 more words

Christian Fundamentalism

The Duggars and Conservative America's Obsession with the "Perfect" Family

There really is nothing more important in life than family. But just because you have what appears to be a “perfect” family doesn’t mean that your family isn’t dysfunctional like everyone else’s — maybe even VERY dysfunctional. 1,585 more words

trickle-down cults


[art by Elvin Aliyev]
[for new followers: I swear sometimes.]

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I grew up in a cult.

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That’s what I say when I have to start explaining my life to someone. 1,257 more words

Christian Fundamentalism

Hidden. Part 5, final installment.

The next morning I wake up crying. There is a gnarled, twisting pain in my body, from the lower part of my stomach to the tops of my thighs. 635 more words

Fiction