Tag Archive: sexism

an imaginary exercise for all christians

I’ve stated on many an occasion that it’s very difficult to perform a self-extraction from indoctrinated belief. If the notion of an all-powerful, invisible protector has been a big part of your upbringing,… Continue reading

what use are fairy tales?

If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. Albert Einstein While I’m hesitant to take issue… Continue reading

survey: just how randy are heterosexual men?

Recently, there has been a disturbing flurry of Christian posts focusing on the difficulties faced by men who are unable to control themselves when women wear certain cuts of clothing. I find it… Continue reading

why is sex pleasurable?

One of life’s great mysteries is sex. Why does it feel so good? Why is it an all-consuming drive that haunts us from our adolescent years on? One kooky evolution type theory tries… Continue reading

violet’s bible interpretations part 3

Today’s bible study will look at how Christians are told their god God views women. The Bible is written by men for men, and many of the authors like to be clear to… Continue reading

highlights of a deconversion

For some unknown reason, I’ve been reminiscing lately about my awakening to atheism. It was almost 20 years ago and I have terrible memory, but I’d like to present the highlights. alarm bell… Continue reading

lurking 2: women! shut up!

This is the second post in my new series publishing comments that surprise me as I lurk round Christian blogs. Two things were brought to my attention yesterday that have affected today’s choice… Continue reading

thoughts on the new pope

There’s an interesting form of discrimination here in Argentina that I’d forgotten about. Ageism. I don’t know what it’s like in the rest of the world, but in the UK you can’t employ… Continue reading

a word about discrimination

Discrimination is an odd little thing.  Things can look so nice on the surface but it’s all rather grimy underneath.  I live in a country with a female president.  It’s also proud to… Continue reading

an imaginary exercise for all men (and some women too)

I am a man after all. I would like all the men reading this to indulge me in a little imaginary exercise.  Imagine you live in a world where, because of the biological… Continue reading