Speak Your Mind

Speak Your Mind: Helping Godless Children

The other day, I was pondering what gifts I could get my younger siblings for Christmas. My parents are raising the kids (aged 4 and 6) as rational thinkers who look at nature with wonder and at religion with a skeptical eye. In spite of the wishes of our humanist …

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TS Interviews—Dead Freethinkers’ Edition: Ernestine Rose

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing scientists, skeptics, and freethinkers about life, the universe, and everything. Ernestine Rose (1810–1892) was one of the most powerful voices for women’s rights in the nineteenth century. She was a freethinking feminist atheist from …

Religion and Spirituality

Theism/Atheism – A False Dichotomy?

I don’t want to cause any contention with this post but I have a little bone to pick with the theism/atheism discussion, in particular a certain belief that the terms are black and white, that there is no in between, even to the point of some advocates of this position …

Suspension of Disbelief

Suspension of Disbelief: House, MD.

As the series finale to my absolute favorite TV show of all time nears, I feel compelled to write a review. Spanning eight seasons, it would truly be impossible to do it all justice in one blog post. This is the show that a relatively young age solidified my conviction that yes, …