Author Archives: Lyn May

Can atheists see beauty?

I love, or hate actually, when Christians like to point out that I can’t possibly respect the beauty that’s all around us.  How could I feel awe while looking up at the sky, or at our Grand Canyon, or at my child’s birth.  I can’t possibly understand how glorious these things are.  How ignorant a claim that you Read the rest of this entry

Global Warming: It’s real, and we’re to blame

Global Warming.  Man, just saying that makes me want to check over my shoulder.  Such a naughty word these days.  It single-handedly causes more angst in people than most other topics.  Even more so than Read the rest of this entry

Why I’m leaving Flickr for 500px

In a word, quality.

And since 500px’s introduction of an “in between membership” of only $20/year, the choice has become pretty clear.  Bundle all that up with Flickr’s prudish attitude towards nudity and Read the rest of this entry

Why National Day of Reason?

Today’s Rant is brought to you by, Roy Speckhardt, Executive Director of the American Humanist Association. Read the rest of this entry

Facebook adds Organ Donor statuses

Facebook has announced that it has added the ability for it’s users to share that they are an organ donor.  I could scoff at the idea and ask the question of why; or I could simply be happy about this taboo topic becoming, well, not so taboo. Read the rest of this entry