Category: Reasonable Ramblings

WTF – Religious Propaganda in the Doctor’s Waiting Area??

While I’m patiently waiting my turn to see the doctor, I stroll on over to the literature rack to see what they have available, since there is nothing to see or read in the waiting room. What is that right in the middle of the rack?  Someone has left some religious propaganda right in the …

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How Not To Defend Atheism

I found this on the website of a guy who picketed our ‘ask an atheist’ booth this week in San Diego. The same guy can be seen with the same huge sign in Berkeley, over 2 years ago. After watching, I think this is a setup and the “atheist” is a paid actor. If he …

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Atheist Group visits a Creationist Museum

Yes, you read the title correctly — a group of us atheists decided to do our best to keep our mouths and minds closed and visit the Creationist “Museum” in Santee, California.  I have to use quotes around the word “museum” because that would imply that there are some actual artifacts, and there are none …

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Is there harm in being Casually Religious?

At the ‘Ask an Atheist’ booth I’m often told there is “no harm” in being “casually religious”. I usually just rattle off the top 5 reasons in my head, but I think it’s probably better that I present them with a complete list of the harm caused by being part of a religion. Perhaps you …

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