Category Archives: Prejudice

Something Dark Did Rise

The ugly side of America woke up and stalked innocent moviegoers. If this isn’t a wake-up call to all the gun supporters in this country, then you have to have a pretty hard heart when it comes to guns and … Continue reading

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American Assassination

Ah, the shooting of a sitting Congressperson. There hasn’t been an assassination in America since John F. Kennedy. Unless you count the death of Minnesota Senator Paul Wellstone, which some people do. This horrific incident underscores the mess that American … Continue reading

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Opening the Lines, Part 2

Continued from Part 1. The assertion of non-belief is neither aggressive nor evangelizing. Frankly, this attitude is a deep offense to most atheists, myself included. The thing that makes me really angry is that people think it’s okay to say … Continue reading

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Opening the Lines of Communication

I would like to explain why I believe what I believe. Maybe this will help you understand or deal with atheists in your life. I have found, in my personal experience, that people who disagree with me on religious issues … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Believers

Note: This has been altered slightly to protect identities. Dear Believer, I am confused. I do not hate you because you believe in God, but many of you seem to hate me because I refuse to. I could remark on … Continue reading

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Endure the Offense

So many people are up in arms about this Muslim Community Center near ground zero, and I’d just like to know why. How far is far enough from ground zero? Half a mile? A mile? Nowhere in SoHo? Not in … Continue reading

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What Is an American, Pt. 2

Admittedly, this issue is not easy to reconcile, and not an easy problem for which to provide solutions. A significant number of people want to just round them up and throw them out, a sentiment I can sympathize with but … Continue reading

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What Is an American?, Pt. 1

Frankly, I don’t buy any of the arguments people throw out against immigration.”Well,” they say, “they’re breaking the law by being here and they should pay the price.” Why? Why do we have laws that make it “illegal” for people … Continue reading

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