God is a Concept by Which We Measure Our Hate 

Religion is the exact opposite of reason. It’s like being a child and asking your parent why something “is” and being told, “Because I said so.” It’s such a bullshit, cop-out response and hardly a viable answer. My mother rarely played that card. She almost always gave legitimate answers to my questions, but on the rare occasion that I got the “Because I said so” response, I felt cheated and dissatisfied.

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Breaking the Cycle of Abuse

The topic of abuse is a very touchy subject. Abuse and torment come in a wide variety – from physical, to verbal, to emotional. While some people do need to just “toughen up” because they are overly sensitive, some people really have experienced severe abuse that is a struggle to deal with on a daily basis.…