This is a story of an atheist. The atheist does not represent a single person but is rather an amalgamation of various atheists that I’m sure many in our community have dealt with. It is known as the, “Superior Atheist”.
The Living Without Religion campaign is a coordinated effort created by the Center for Inquiry to promote the idea that people can live happy, full, and prolific lives without religion. To most of us, it sounds like a simple, concise message. Sometimes I even get close to thinking that maybe we don’t need to be (as an entire movement of secularists) putting so much time and money into these sorts of awareness campaigns.
I was recently alerted to this video’s existence via a Facebook post by a conservative Christian associate of mine. It was created by CitizenLink, a Focus on the Family affiliate.
Welcome home from the beginning of the school/work week, hopefully it went well! Now that that's over you can sit back and listen to another installment of Music Mondays. This week's featured song is "Monkey Gone to Heaven" by the Pixies.
I frequently get asked what podcasts, books, and other media I would suggest to people who are new to atheism or skepticism, or to people who just want something new to investigate. I have a few favorite books and standby podcasts, but I asked some of my fellow freethinkers for their suggestions, too.