Activism, atheism

Better Living Through Blasphemy 

Sadly, “Draw Muhammad Day” comes but once per year. 

It’s not uncommon for me to speak out in person about religious superstition when it presents itself. I’m completely unafraid to hold a mirror to someone’s belief and openly mock it. No Abuelita, I not think this foul smelling concoction will chase away my sour mood. You can put it away. 

More benignly, when presented with a fable justifying some unexamined belief I will just scrunch my nose and tip my head in a full body “lolwhut.” It’s often all in good fun, and the response I get is along the lines of “I know it doesn’t make sense, but I’m going to believe it anyway.”

Capturing my cheerful contempt in a visual form has fueled my artwork as of late and I am having a blast! I want to make things that make my religious friends laugh and cringe at the same time. It drives me forward. 

Now, to think of some new ideas…

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