Here’s an example of the kind of story we might have told when I was a fundamentalist believer. We’re expecting up to 6 inches of snow to be dumped on us tonight. When I was a fundie, we might have counted that as a minor miracle, because people will be hunkered down in their homes… Continue reading Selecting Evidence for Minor Miracles
I saw this flag flying by a house along the road today: “Proud American Christian.” You might wonder why a Christian, a member of the most popular religion in the US, would need to display their pride. And the reason is that this has nothing to do with Christianity. Rather, it’s a dog whistle to… Continue reading “Proud American Christian”
Facebook reminded me of one of the seeds of my deconversion, 8 years ago today… I read today on a friend’s status: “A female law student goes to Congress to claim that she and other women at Georgetown University are having SO MUCH SEX that they can’t afford their birth control and therefore the government… Continue reading Is That Really True?
I ran across this in one of the former-fundie Facebook support groups. This is a description for an actual book, called Pots, Pans, & Prophecies. Okay… Explain to me again how this is not dehumanizing, manipulative, and abusive? What if the pots and pans in your kitchen were alive, living beings, each with their own… Continue reading Pots, Pans, & Prophecies