Activism, atheism

Training Wheels

I was excited to find out this week that one of my paintings was selected for a gallery show!  While I've had artwork featured in a campus gallery or shop window before, this is my first for-real, people-having-wine-and-cheese gallery show where a placard and price tag will be next to my piece.  I'm excited to… Continue reading Training Wheels

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.… Continue reading Better Living Through Blasphemy 

Activism, atheism, God

If you don’t believe in God, why do you talk about him so much?

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?