The Magician’s Nephew – Chapters 3-4

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By Alexis Record “What’s wrong?” “Nothing.” “Is this part getting scary for you?” “Pssh. No.” “Okay, but something is wrong. You look slightly upset.” “Just keep reading!” “Okay…” “I NEED TO KNOW THE GUINEA PIG IS OKAY.” Why has the woods always fascinated us? In Western society we have fairy tales and scary stories set […]

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The Forgotten Nones: The High Cost of Fleeing Fundamentalist Religion

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By Andreea Nica According to a recent study, those who have a stable religious or secular identity generally report greater well being; however, those who consider leaving religion but stay, tend to experience poorer mental health over time, compared to those who are more consistent in their religious and nonreligious identities. Which begs the question of how leaving […]

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Speaking my Mind

Jane Roberts Guess what! Millions of conceptions (sperm attaches to egg) end in miscarriages. IF you believe in God, then HE is the abortionist par excellence. Also if you believe in God and are against artificial contraception (because your Church tells you that intercourse must be open to procreation), then it is a fact that […]

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The Magician’s Nephew – Chapter 2

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Alexis Record “Polly shouldn’t have touched the bracelet.” “Why not?” “Because it was magic!” “She didn’t know that.” “She should have known that!” “How?” “I don’t know.” “What if a guy named Tom handed you a dollar, would you take it?” “Dollars are real things that don’t hum with evil, so yes? No! Well, probably.” […]

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Anti-Women Cults Established in the Name of Religion

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Kate Harveston When you imagine a cult, you probably think of a pretty radical group of people. Even the word “cult” has a negative connotation to it — it’s been known to describe isolated people who hurt others. The mindset behind cults is what makes them dangerous and lands them on the evening news. Even […]

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The Magician’s Nephew – Chapter 1

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Alexis Record   “Okay little girl, buckle up! This is my favorite book of the series.” “Are people who are different treated better?” “Okay I admit there are still problematic elements…” “So it still has the same bad parts like the other books?” “NO BUT YOU MUST LOVE THIS ONE.” “Why?” “Because it’s my favorite! […]

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What if You’re Wrong?

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Karen Loethen One of the many common misconceptions and myths that we atheist parents hear from the believers around us, usually said with a horrified or frightened tone, is the question What if you’re wrong? What if my belief system of guilt during life and heavenly reward afterlife is true? What if you’re wrong about that science stuff? What if […]

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Women v. Religion: The Case Against Faith – and for Freedom

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By Karen Garst After finishing my first book, Women Beyond Belief: Discovering Life without Religion, I had a chance to attend several secular events including the Women in Secularism Conference. This was excellent and I had the opportunity to meet many interesting women. So instead of going back into retirement, I decided to write another […]

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The Problem With Faith: 11 Ways Religion Is Destroying Humanity

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By Shanna Babilonia Religion has been a part of humanity since the first astronomers peered into the sky and created elaborate stories to define the movements of our universe. It made its way into our minds as we fearfully created devils and demons to explain the danger lurking in the darkness of night. It has […]

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The Horse and His Boy – Chapters 12-15

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By Alexis Record “And he didn’t get to do war anymore so that was the worst punishment of all.” “Awww, poor guy. Aslan is so mean!” “No war for you! And war is great so you’re missing out!” “No killing for you!” “Too bad!” Shasta made it to Narnia and runs into a Talking Hedgehog […]

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