Category Archives: Atheist View

Why I Quit Atheism

A slightly different version of this essay is included in the second edition of Like Rolling Uphill: Realizing the Honesty of Atheism (2014) July 23, 2013 I quit atheism this past June. It’s funny how events and ideas converged over just about … Continue reading

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The Honesty of Atheism

This essay was original published in Russ Kick’s anthology, Everything You Know about God is Wrong (2007) and is included in the second edition of Like Rolling Uphill: Realizing the Honesty of Atheism (2014) Some time ago, after American Atheists president Ellen Johnson made … Continue reading

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Atheism and Life of Pi

I finally watched Life of Pi last night. It was a very moving film–very hard to get out of my mind. And so I sit here at five a.m. blogging. Before watching it, I’d heard quite a bit about it, as regards … Continue reading

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What we do in the shadows…

(Title added recently) January 30, 2006It took me a while, but now I’d like to respond to this blog by Danny Carlton, in which he calls me and the Musgroves vampires. Carlton quotes an Associated Press article giving the basic details of the … Continue reading

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Dear Theist: The FAQ

Dear Theist:Over the years I’ve heard plenty of questions, some good, some totally ridiculous. And I’ve received plenty of comments many of which made little sense to me. I understand that it is difficult to relate to atheism when you are well … Continue reading

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These Books will Make you an Atheist (Run!)

Yes, I’ve read them all. And these are only the ones I listed when I had the original Atheist View website. On Atheism: Atheism: A Reader edited by S.T. JoshiAtheism: The Case Against God by George H. SmithAtheist Universe: Why God Didn’t … Continue reading

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Life Choices

[All italicized bracket snarking is 2014] This is a very serious accounting of the fiasco of Life Choices in Brevard. I’m keeping it pretty much like it was back then, when I was very serious about fiascos.But you might want … Continue reading

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Musgrove vs. the Brevard County School Board

Graduate with Jesus! The following is an accounting of the events that took place regarding the lawsuit I participated in. [Italicized snarking was done in 2014] I received word that on November 15, 2005 the settlement was entered by the court. … Continue reading

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Atheists Move to Back of the Bus at Brevard County Commission

2014 The Central Florida Freethought Community sent a letter to the Brevard County Commission requesting they be allowed to offer the invocation prior to a meeting. They were naturally rejected. Brevard don’t play that. Here’s the video in which our illustrious and well groomed … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Christian Basher

Little Dianna Atheist, dancing through the forest, picking up Christians and bashing them on the head… July 2004 I’ve had another epiphany. Fireworks are lighting up in my brain. These jolts of understanding hit me a lot more often since … Continue reading

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