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Category Archives: Author: Dave Muscato

My Book, Your Book, Their Book, No Book: Exploring Secularism (panel discussion)

Hello all! Last Wednesday, February 13th, several SASHA members, plus Dr. Dennis Kelley (Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Missouri) participated in a panel discussion at Mizzou … Continue reading

February 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dave’s Mailbag: Accommodation vs. Confrontation; Avoiding activism burnout; The internet as a source

Hello all! Dave Muscato here. It’s time again for one of my favorite types of posts: Reader mail! I received the following about my previous post about the Vatican and … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · 4 Comments

Breaking News: Pope Benedict XVI will resign on February 28

Hello all, Dave here. This just in from the Wall Street Journal and AP: Pope Benedict XVI will resign on February 28th. According to NBC World News, he “doesn’t have … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · 3 Comments

Why not live and let live?

This article originally appeared on and is reposted here with permission. Hello everyone! Dave Muscato here. This is a difficult post for me to write. I’ve spent two days … Continue reading

February 6, 2013 · 5 Comments

Dave’s Mailbag: Atheism, defined

Yesterday, the Atheist Alliance tweeted: What do you consider to be the exact definition of atheism? There are many incorrect definitions of atheism floating around. It’s important for religious extremists, … Continue reading

February 2, 2013 · 12 Comments

The Vatican is losing the war, and they know it

If you like this post, please upvote it on Reddit. Hello all, Dave Muscato here again! According to a Washington Post article published yesterday, the Vatican is holding a closed-door … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · 33 Comments

How to convert me: Part II

Hello everyone! Dave Muscato here again. First off, a huge thank-you to everyone who¬†upvoted, shared, and commented on Part I of this article. We got about 58,000 visitors, making it … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · 11 Comments