What objects do you find sacred? Being able to openly pledge based on what symbolizes the most high in our minds is a precious part of being free, and, it turns out, a moving statement about what is important.Read More
Imagine for a moment that repeated terrorist attacks killed dozens of people, and continued to be motivated, by the killer’s own words, byRead More
Victory! The people of Ireland legalize honesty in an historic vote, amending their constitution to legalize blasphemy. Votes matter. If you are an American, your vote matters too. Please vote Tuesday, November 6th.Read More
Blasphemy laws are one of the most egregious and severe forms of religious privilege. It is the use of state-sponsored violence to attack someone for speaking in ways that religious leaders don’t like. Yet many countries, including the United States,…Read More
So I’m going to make a change. When I engage community and political leadership, I’m going to wear my Atheopagan lapel pin. If I’m asked about it, I will briefly describe what it means. If that means that my credibility drops, well, so be it. Maybe people like me have to be the thin edge of the wedge.
We have wise people in this community: people of heart and intellect and compassion and courage. Their voices should be heard by those who make decisions on behalf of all of us.Read More