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I Was Stripped of Personhood by Religion:
 Atheism Saved Me
Volume 40, No. 3
April / May 2020

Enforced religion stole a large chunk of my life. This is precious time that I will never get back because a religion was forced on me, scarring my childhood in the process. At five years old, I was forced to attend Qur’an classes where I was taught stories about messengers of God who slaughtered their …

Animal Welfare:
A Quantitative Study of Fundamentalist Biblical Dishonesty
Volume 40, No. 3
April / May 2020

Christian Theological Background Christian theologians from Catholic and mainstream Protestant traditions have addressed the subject of ethical responsibility toward animals since the Middle Ages. Although he was not the first, Saint Francis of Assisi (1182–1226) is the best-known patron saint of animals. For those interested, an excellent review of the role of animals in Christian …

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Atheism Is Scary Because It Reminds People of Death
Volume 36, No. 4
June / July 2016

“. . . People are now more likely than ever to bypass religion altogether and to look toward popular culture for guidance.”


Inevitable Death
Volume 36, No. 4
June / July 2016

Not only is death inevitable, life wouldn’t be possible without it.


The Future of Death
Volume 36, No. 4
June / July 2016

A year working in a mortuary reshapes one atheist’s understanding of death.


Atheism Is Scary Because It Reminds People of Death
Volume 36, No. 4
June / July 2016

“. . . People are now more likely than ever to bypass religion altogether and to look toward popular culture for guidance.”


Inevitable Death
Volume 36, No. 4
June / July 2016

Not only is death inevitable, life wouldn’t be possible without it.