“Heretic Love”

best of smart

On my third day in college, a discussion leader divided up a class for a debate. One side of the room would defend the existence of God, the other deny it. As people shuffled around uncomfortably at the most poorly designed ice breaker of all time, I noticed that the atheist side was just me and a beautiful brunette. “Heretic,” she whispered at me.

—Ben

Postscript: Six godless months later, she’s still whispering sly witticisms in my ear.

0

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.