Katha Pollitt’s column Onward, Secular Soldiers which was aired this week, struck a positive note with me. Both her observation that skepticism seems to be on the rise, and her criticism of the Democrats for continuing to pander to the religious right were things that I could agree with.
2006 Archive episode.
November 18, 2006 – From Priest to Atheist
The discussion of why Dan Barker and the guest this week, Tom Reed, left their respective jobs in christian ministry really is reminiscent of why I gave up religion; I took it too seriously, and as it is nothing more than mythology, it couldn’t stand up to that kind of scrutiny. I least I never considered become a preacher, myself.