When theocratic politicians preach at us that we all have to believe in God, to prevent our own society from falling apart, they’re telling a just-so story. We live in a democracy. We set up our society ourselves.
Some bits of mythology seem perfectly designed to make the rounds of adolescent social networks. Among these is the character of Sterculius. Sterculius has caused a bit of a stir, since God Checker described the deity on Twitter as “the God of Poop from Roman
I’m an atheist. I don’t believe in the reality of gods, literally or metaphorically. Nonetheless, I find religions interesting in the way that they play with ideas, and am interested exploring the ideas that the gods proposed by religious groups represent. My starting point in
Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?