Dean Van Drasek's Blog

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I am an American, although I have lived in Asia for more than 20 years. I was born into a Christian family, but could never quite believe, although I gave it a good try. My Grandmother used to good naturedly call me a "heathen," and how right she was. I came out as a non-believer to family and friends when I went to college. I enjoy reading about comparative mythology.

Mon, 04/11/2016 - 20:56

Wandering in the wilderness for 40 years? What was the Sinai, a garden maze? Really, how stupid is this?

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:57

A number of people have noted that Buddhism seems to be lacking in criticisms on many atheist sites. There are some reasons for that, and here is my take on it.

Thu, 01/14/2016 - 02:20

In the marketplace of ideas the winner is not the one who is right, but the one with the most adherents most willing to act in concert… and to donate.

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 22:19

A bit of humor about some things that atheists face which are annoying and sometimes amusing. Don’t let them get you down. When in doubt, laugh.

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 13:54

With the Rather Unknown Minority Yazidi Community Recently Being Massacred in Iraq, It Makes You Wonder What It Takes for a Religion to Die Out, for People to Finally Say “Enough.”