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Speaking to Your Tribe vs. Discrimination

I spend a lot of time reading about marketing for small business, I am a bit of a business education junkie. There is a lot of talk about “finding your tribe” in the world of creative entrepreneurship. This idea that if you speak authentically, build a personality-based brand, and target a narrow niche of customers, you will…

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Celebrating and Explaining Easter as a Secular Person

Easter is coming up this Sunday. I have a bit of a confession to make. I really enjoy Easter. I grew up going to a Presbyterian Church. Holy Week from Palm Sunday through Easter was one of my favorite times of the year at church. You had great story telling, pageantry, egg dying, crafts made…

Secular Weddings and Why You Should Give a Damn…

So why do I care about helping people have secular weddings? Why do I concern myself over the importance of not only having a secular ceremony, but also a secular officiant? A religious officiant agreeing to not mention “God” in your marriage ceremony is still a religious wedding. Sure, we can go to a Judge and…

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The Importance of Building a Secular Community

Over the last few years, I began to embrace secular humanism as a philosophy and open up to others about my own personal atheism. I had moved to North Carolina from New York City and experienced a bit of culture shock. My own father is a Presbyterian minister, I grew up Christian and as a teenager, I…