Lauren is a nerdy, video game-playing feminist and atheist. While working always seems to take up most of her time, she tries to spend the rest of it enjoying the company of her daughter, boyfriend, and friends. And also sleeping.
After the last post about video games, Angela emailed me with several quotes from Rift, a game I haven’t played (not too into MMOs myself). F From the description she sent me, there are two groups: The religious who want to win the game by supernatural means and the non-religious who want to win via technical/mechanical might. The quotes she sent me all come from the Defiants, the non-religious group. Here’s my favorite: Fate? Destiny? Bah, let’s make some miracles… Read more
At the moment, I happen to be re-playing Final Fantasy XIII in anticipation of the soon-to-be-released Final Fantasy XIII-2. While playing recently, one of the characters had the most amazing sound-byte about critical thought and freethought. At least, that’s how I took it. To give a bit of context, the main group of characters are basically fighting against their government which is run by a machine-like race of beings. This group is stuck in a situation where the end is… Read more
Because I’m cheap frugal, I’ve never had a Christmas tree since coming to adulthood. While I haven’t missed it, I know that some people just aren’t willing to have a winter season without their holiday decorations. But, as an atheist, what are you to do with all the Baby Jesuses or, really, even the Santa Clauses? Doesn’t he promote blind faith in something ridiculous as well? As it turns out, there seems to be a certain protocol for atheists decorating… Read more