Author Archives: atheistmel

“I Thought You Were Married?”

Ahhh. The time has come. Anyone who follows me on Twitter has probably gathered over the last few years a few things about me. 1) I’m Canadian 2) I’m a scientist 3) I’m married 4) I’m an asshole (probably) I … Continue reading

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The real story of MrOzAtheist.

How to start. Most of you are probably aware that Donovan (MrOzAtheist) and I had some sort of falling out. Some of you know a great deal more than that.  In the last month or so, as I’ve started discussing … Continue reading

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The ban on “gay” blood

*** Update: The FDA has recently made alterations to the ban on blood donations from MSM.  Initially, there was a lifetime ban on any man who had ever had sex with a man.  It has now been changed to allow … Continue reading

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My Hippie Outlook on Life

My blog typically has three different kinds of posts 1) Rants about religion 2) Rants about people who rant about religion 3) Really angry rants about science Today, I will talk about none of those things. ‘But, Mel!’ you may ask. … Continue reading

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The Religious Crutch

My grandmother will turn 85 this November.  She is a sweet, kind, loving woman, who always has fresh baked cookies in her apartment just like you’d expect a grandmother to.  She is funny, intelligent, and still remarkably ‘with it’ despite … Continue reading

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Eating Animals and Wearing Leather: Why We’re All Hypocrites

When it comes to the internet, I have some general ground rules that I try to follow, and suggest everyone else follow as well. 1) Never read the comments on online news stories. Seriously. Don’t fucking do it. You will … Continue reading

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The Case for Kindness

I’ve contemplated writing about this for a long time. As some of you will recall, I wrote a post back in July basically calling all atheist tweeters assholes (what do you want, I was drunk!). Since then, I’ve spent some … Continue reading

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