After my presentation in April, I had a chance to do an encore presentation to a group of atheists about what it was like to grow up as a Mormon in Utah and to tell my story of leaving the LDS church and eventually becoming an atheist. This time, the whole thing was caught on video.
Today is Boxing Day. But if you’re an American, today is probably just the day you don’t work because Christmas was on Sunday. So without further ado, go get hammered. Or if, like me you don’t believe in the Christian myth of the virgin birth, just keep doing whatever you did yesterday.
It’s no secret that secularism (atheism, agnosticism, humanism, etc.) is growing in the U.S. Our numbers are somewhere between 12 percent and 20 percent and we are among the fastest growing religious demographic. (Calling us a religion is comical and a misnomer, but I digress). Continue reading →