American Atheists and Mormon culture

  With the advent of the American Atheists 2014 Convention, in Salt Lake City, Thursday, April 17th, to Sunday, April 20th, there have been many heated discussions – most notably in the comment sections, following stories run in the Salt Lake Tribune, focused and following up on the Atheists of Utah, and the American Atheists…

The times – they are a-Changing

In their opposition to same-sex marriage, Attorney General Philip Lott, and his entire cotillion of hysterical Utah cry-babies, have dropped all pretense to legal standing, and are now reduced to howling like spoiled brats.  Howling that this ruling, by Justice Shelby, has led to confusion in the minds of Utah citizens.  And that it has…

Mormons continue to knock women and gays.

From the Salt Lake Tribune headlines: Leaders say Mormons cannot condone same-sex marriage.   While I realize that Elder Dallin H. Oaks was speaking to the ‘faithful,’ while issuing the official talking points, and marching orders, the tone – especially as heard by those outside ‘the faith’ – was truly dreadful.  Can’t condone?  What kind…

Seeking ultimate justice

When it comes right down to it, life often presents us with the kind of conundrums that good folks everywhere, can spend a lifetime trying to figure out.  And ultimately – just hope to barely understand.  Because so many mysteries seem beyond our ability to ever completely resolve, it becomes enough to have some understanding…