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Mormon Church Allowed to Keep Police Force

Disheartening​ news that a religious police force is being tolerated in Hildale, Utah. The police in question serve a polygamous Mormon sect that marries underage girls and carries with it all the problem associated with fundamentalism Christianity​. 232 more words

How to Tell Your Friends That You're an Atheist

This week, I did something really insane. I’ll be writing about it in greater detail sometime soon, but basically, I stood up in front of a really big classroom and announced that I’m a closet atheist. 902 more words


What's in a Pen Name

There are lots of reasons an author may write under a pen name. Maybe they want some anonymity or to create some disconnect from family members; perhaps they find themselves exploring controversial ideas and want to avoid confrontation; maybe a bird (or other mystical creature) whispered in their ear or came to them in a dream; perhaps it’s just a stage name that is more marketable or palatable to the public. 797 more words


As Brother

I’ve gone beyond the walls,
beyond the walls of Athens

to smoke my cigarette

with the Arabs, the Africans, and Persians.

Though I go not here to… 49 more words



This book written by Halina Wagowska is both confronting, and educational. It makes one think “If the Germans in mass can treat the Jews like they did then it is collective responsibility”. 804 more words


How to Kill your Special Song

I discovered that I can’t listen to Pachelbel’s Canon anymore. 1,093 more words


BHA and Young Humanists move to protect non-religious parents with guide on religion in schools

From the British Humanist Association, 20 April 2017:

The British Humanist Association (BHA) and Young Humanists have published today a comprehensive guide for non-religious parents and young people, offering support and advice on how to navigate an education system increasingly subject to undue religious influence. 624 more words