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Podcast #3: Keep Religion Out of Public Schools – Podcast

This week’s podcast is a discussion of a recent editorial written by Edwin and published in the Reno Gazette Journal.  The piece dissects a particularly awful law being considered in the Nevada legislature that would privilege religion in public schools:

 

Podcast 1: Discussion of “atheist” shooting of three Muslims in NC

On this week’s podcast, Edwin, Rick and RobRoy discuss the atheist shooting of three Muslims.  What does this troubling example have to say about the state of the secular community?

My Robes of Shame

It’s a secret, a deep-held shame that I hide from myself as much as from other people.  It often takes refuge between the rant-laced lines of Armchair Blasphemy.  But I can no longer conceal it or wave it away—I must at last face it and admit to you the reader my deepest shame:  I harbor deep jealousy of religious clothing, most especially robes.

It has nothing to do with belief or unbelief; it’s just about comfort.  I am what is often known in American parlance as a “fat slob.”  I can’t buy shit off the rack, because even though I am nearly six feet tall, I have only a thirty-inch inseam, and I’m shaped like a stunted pear. Continue reading My Robes of Shame