No real post here today, I've been prepping for some end-of-year projects and have been painting nearly 10 hours a day. Anyway, I found out about The Atheist Conference happening next year in New York and I am SO IN! I painted this portrait of Aron Ra out of sheer excitement.
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.… Continue reading Better Living Through Blasphemy
According to the stories in the bible, God walked among Man, interfering directly in his affairs, having conversations and getting involved in conflicts. These stories were told and retold, and when Man looked around to see if God was there, he was not. Only other people could be found, and none of them were divine.… Continue reading When God Moved Away
It's a common question, and a fair one. It may be perplexing to a person of faith to try and understand the concept of actively fighting against something you say you don't believe in. Logically to a religious person, this would be akin to going on an anti-leprechaun campaign or voting for representatives based on… Continue reading If you don’t believe in God, why do you talk about him so much?
To say this weekend was amazing would be an absolute understatement. I spent the day today at the California State Capitol, listening to amazing speakers and speaking with amazing organizations at California Freethought Day. Some of my favorite people were in attendance; Senator Richard Pan, Elbe Spurling, David Smalley, Ryan Bell, and other Atheist/Agnostic thinkers.… Continue reading Like-Minded Companions