Posted on March 12, 2010 at 8:02pm
I am a member of the most feared, hated and despised religious minority in the United States. I am an atheist. For years I never talked about it...because I've always been an atheist; I never thought there was anything particularly noteworthy about it.
But a few days ago I got into a conversation with an old friend who was in favor of tax-funded prayer in the public schools, and I "came out" as an atheist to him. The subsequent back-and-forth was long and deeply unsatisfying, and… Continue