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Finding the Goddess

Finding the Goddess

I was 32 or so and reasonably convinced I had been marginalized by society and was living on the wrong planet. I had just finished my association with the Army, and had decided I would be a far better psychiatrist than I would a soldier; this decision was a no-brainer. I ended up in Wichita, […]

An Agnostic’s Guide To Good Moral Lessons From The Bible

An Agnostic’s Guide To Good Moral Lessons From The Bible

When I was very young I was forced to go to church. However, when the preacher of the church was found to have stolen money from the church funds, I didn’t have to go anymore. Yippee! No more Vacation Bible School! No more early Sunday mornings! I was happy, but at a very young age, […]

Drones Aren’t Just Used In War

Drones Aren’t Just Used In War

Drone is an fairly innocuous word. It is often used to describe something or someone being boring, droning on and on, or a low, constant noise. The word becomes more loaded in other contexts though. Drone in the military context has never been an innocent word. Used historically to refer to soldiers considered disposable, the […]

Tunisian Preacher Calls For Execution Of Topless Female Activist Amina Tyler

Tunisian Preacher Calls For Execution Of Topless Female Activist Amina Tyler

Feminist group FEMEN is calling for a “topless revolution” in Tunisia after a Muslim preacher said he wanted a girl stoned to death because she posted a topless photo of herself on Facebook. Amina Tyler, 19, posted a photo of herself without a top on and with the words “My body belongs to me” written in Arabic across […]