Platitudes, Schmatitudes

By Carolyn Lueders Burica Staff Writer   “God has a plan for you…” “When God closes a door, he opens a window” “It was God’s will…” “Don’t be sad, he (she) is with God now…” I have always cringed when someone spoke any of the above phrases to me. I haven’t been able to figure […]

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Meet An Atheist, Brittany Wilcox Arnold

By Brittany Wilcox Arnold Meet An Atheist I’m an atheist living in Wisconsin, there aren’t too many of us in the up here, but I still love northern life. Most folks are nice until you say you’re an atheist and then they ignore you or cut you out, which has happened with friends and family. […]

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An Open Letter to Christianity

By Carolyn Lueders Burica Staff Writer   Dear Christianity: Well,  you’ve lost another one here. After years of believing in God, going to church, taking communion, and all the other things that revolve around Christianity, I’m giving up. I’m done. I was raised a Catholic, but am now in recovery. In fact, I’m an atheist […]

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The Damage of Shaming Others

By Carolyn Lueders Burica Staff Writer   Whenever I need a quick pick-me-up, I head over to http://www.dogshaming.com to look at the humorous pictures of dogs caught in shameful situations. Being a dog owner myself, I can relate to a lot of the pictures. Nothing says “I’m a beagle, I had to do it” better than a […]

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Coming Out Atheist

By Carolyn Lueders Burica  I spend a lot of time on Twitter and Facebook, perusing the following hashtags: #catholic #religion and #atheist. Why? Because I enjoy learning what’s going on in people’s heads and disseminating these blurbs between what is just opinion and what is fact. Right now, in the game of logic, fact and reason, the […]

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Adam Tilford Becomes Assistant Social Media Director of Atheist Alliance of America

By Enkel R. Brintrup Adam is the type of person you want to invite over to your house for both a hot meal and a conversation across the kitchen table. He is both unassuming in character and pliable in mentorship. It is this flexibility that allows strangers to meet and greet Adam as if he were the type of family member that […]

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