The Nondescript Atheist 2013-11-04 – Pagan Mysticism

Tonight on The Nondescript Atheist, I have a real live pagan mystic, Irene Jericho. I was going to have her on last week, but Samhain, or as we know it, Halloween, is a major holiday for her. So, she was busy.
She also happens to be in a band, Cassandra Syndrome, so we’ll hear some of her music.

In Reason We Trust

Some say that it just isn’t worth it to fight over the smaller issues, such as the “In God We Trust” on currency or “under God” in our Pledge. Religious people, especially, will tell you that it really shouldn’t matter what is printed on money or said to a flag.

To me, though, it does. It actually matters to most people, even those trying to convince us it doesn’t. Try reverting the Pledge back to its prior version or restore the original national motto. You’ll find that suddenly, the words are important to people. It’s as if they just don’t want their privileged status challenged.

We I love challenging that privileged status. After all, our government is supposed to represent all of us, not just the Christians.