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Articulation, exultation, excoriation, and other opinionated writings of Ask an Atheist cast and crew.

McCune 2: Probable Plaque Plagues Pierce

by Ask an Atheist

Sam, Becky, and Robert give an update on Robert’s upcoming invocations as a secular celebrant–and then get into the meaty parts of the Pierce County Council’s resolution to prominently display “In God We Trust.”  (Links below the fold).

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HALEA teen engages in interscholastic debate

Uganda Humanist Group Burglarized

by Becky Friedman

HALEA teaches debate skills, literacy, music, journalism, craftwork; they provide meals so HIV+ kids can take their pills w/out vomiting; they use theatre to educate slum teens about drug addition and sexual hygiene. Their security guard was brutalized and their headquarters burgled. How will they continue with their mission, combating cultural dogmas to empower youth?

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Hulk mad! Hulk BASH!!!!

by Dan Lombardo

Recently, a frequent listener of Ask an Atheist gave us some feedback regarding the show’s tendency towards “bashing religion”. The listener stated that if it were their show about their own faith, they’d prefer to tackle philosophical conundrums and historical insights, rather than criticize the faiths of others. Unfortunately, most of atheists’ histories were recorded by the people who persecuted them, and those histories ain’t pretty…

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