Category Archives: Uncategorized

Carrot and eggplant latkes

I was doing some spontaneous culinary experimentation today and discovered that eggplant fits nicely into a traditional latke recipe. Just make sure to dice it or julienne it first, then add it to your favorite potato (and carrot!) amalgam and … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged | Leave a comment

Long lost post

If anyone is still reading this blog – and the stats indicate that someone is – it may be surprising to see a new post. But wait. I have an explanation for why this blog slowed down in the last … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Be counted!

If you’re an atheist or freethinker and you want you be counted, please go to the Atheist Census website and register. 

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

We are atheists

The UAAR has a new page featuring profiles of individual atheists on their website called “Ecco gli atei!” It was inspired directly by the FFRF’s “This is what an atheist looks like” campaign. My profile is up (in Italian). If … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Illiteracy

Illiteracy

Ain’t it true?

Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged | 2 Comments

The Facebook atheist

I recently started a group called Atheists Assisi on Facebook, that notorious maker and breaker of contemporary friendships. The group — the first and only one to my knowledge — is devoted to forging a community of atheists in the Assisi area. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Christopher Hitchens, 1949 – 2011

(via Jewmanist.)

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Heathen’s Greetings

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has a number of their billboards available on their website. Now that the holiday season has begun, I thought I’d post one of my favorites here. I’ve never really been a huge fan of December … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Abolish the Lateran Treaty!

Sometimes I wonder which is preferable: to live in a place like the US, where religious nuttiness is rampant among the population (and certainly not unknown among politicians), or a place like Italy, where the population is largely complacent and … Continue reading

Posted in Italy, Secularism, Separation of church and state, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Jaws

Here’s a cartoon I drew in my notebook while waiting at the bus stop near the Vatican.

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments