atheism, Mental Health

Control

Since abandoning religious thinking and refusing to entertain all woo, I have become much more successful in life... I do not have to send prayers or look for a sign to determine whether there is an action I should take. I do not send "thoughts and prayers." Rather I send labor, expertise, or good old… Continue reading Control

Holidays

Atheists Do Christmas Better

We all know this, don't we? Many years ago when my lack of faith began to have a name, understood but never spoken, I began rejecting many of the mindless rituals that continued year after year. The cookie exchange that kept everyone up late the night before, only to be greeted with the moans of… Continue reading Atheists Do Christmas Better

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

Do you ever step back?

One of my biggest challenges as an art student is that I don't often enough take the time to step back an dview my work in progress. I can spend hours bent over a table shading a human body in intricate detail on paper with a pencil, then step back at my creation only to… Continue reading Do you ever step back?

Sex

I’m not a whore, but I totally want to bang you

Do you ever get that feeling that you either need to sit on a dick or demolish an entire pan of brownies? No? Just me, then? It's not something I've ever heard women talk about. I'm not sure if this is just a private thought that no one thinks about or that I'm more in… Continue reading I’m not a whore, but I totally want to bang you