Change Doesn’t Mean Goodbye

jeannette_watland.jpgBy President Jeannette Watland

On October 22nd, Bjorn Watland, President of Minnesota Atheists resigned from the board, due to personal reasons. As Associate President, my initial reaction was to worry about myself. I now have to take on new responsibilities, and anxiety admittedly took a temporary hold on me. Then the emails started coming in, and I realized I had made a mistake. I shouldn't be worrying about myself at all. My primary concern is now, and always will be, the membership.

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Trick or Threat: Fundamentalist Christianity's Aversion to Halloween

By Vic Tanner

Halloween is undoubtedly my favorite holiday. It just has an attitude about it that other holidays could only hope to have. For many Fundamentalist Christians, however, Halloween is seen as an unholy celebration of all that is evil. This fear of Halloween is known as Samhainophobia, and it isn't just a trivial matter to them; it is deeply rooted in the core belief of their faith.

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