Popular among some atheists and critics of religion as a snappy and incendiary meme, and caricatured by their critics in turn, as an example of atheist arrogance. I try to unpack the context behind the catchphrase.
Tag Archives: Social justice
Cassandra characters and the looming threat of theocracy
Cassandra of Troy was cursed by Apollo to give true prophesies but not to be believed. It’s an experience many activists will be familiar with, and a character trope in many fictional explorations of near future theocracies.
Activism matters: Nathan Alexander and Todd Tavares
Activism matters is a series where we meet activists and leaders working in a variety of atheist, humanist, and secularist spaces. This week I spoke with Nathan Alexander and Todd Tavares, hosts of the Beyond Atheism podcast.
Activism matters: Mandisa Thomas, Black Nonbelievers
Mandisa Thomas is the founder and current president of Black Nonbelievers. “Walking by Sight, NOT Faith!” Their mission is to build community and provide support for black atheists and allies.
Our drab religious anthem and anti-racism protests
Taking the knee against racism at Euro 2020 seems a better reflection of our national values than our national anthem: a hymn to a conquering sectarian monarchy.
The transphobia problem in AHS+
Many atheist, humanist and secularist groups loudly and proudly proclaim their trans-inclusivity. But if religious fundamentalists are the major drivers and funders of organised transphobia, why does it remain so prevalent in AHS+ spaces? Facts don’t care about your feelings Many of us in the AHS+ community rightly dismiss people’s feelings when they are usedContinue reading “The transphobia problem in AHS+”