Monthly Archives: June 2012

What it’s like to be an atheist

To imagine what it feels like to be an atheist in the modern world, you need to imagine that almost everyone around you, adult or child, believes in Santa Claus. Some feel strongly, some half-heartedly, but nearly everybody you meet … Continue reading

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Motherhood has been placed on a pedestal

It’s disturbing to many people to read research showing that mothers tend to be unhappier than non-mothers. Why? Because we’ve put the concept of being a mother up on a pedestal as a shining example of humanity. Not the mothers … Continue reading

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