Camels With Hammers Show 9/23/2012

Happy Bi Pride day, everybody!

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/camelswithhammers/2012/09/the-camels-with-hammers-show-bisexuality-dialogue-between-atheists-and-believers-deconverting-and-right-wing-atheism/

Permalink to our discussion. Katie’s section is particularly interesting, as her identity development as an atheist mirrors queer identity development. This will end up being the subject of a future blog and possibly another Cw/H show.

My piece included some elementary mythbusting, including the old “situational homosexuality” part, where people bring up prison and cultures with mandatory homosexuality as a part of social development. I briefly dismiss these kinds of situational factors as unrelated to sexual orientation as an identity, but it’s another thing I’d like to go into more depth about.

As a person with some core religious beliefs, I am a strong advocate of separation of church and state. I’m not an atheist, but I agree with them on most secular matters (although not with the anti-theists who claim all religion is evil). If you are interested in philosophical discussion and atheism, I can’t recommend Dan Fincke’s Camels With Hammers blog strongly enough. He’s a brilliant man who is devoted to philosophy, truth, and compassion.

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Bisexual activist, thinker, writer, husband, father, Licensed Professional Counselor.
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