Muslims & Jews Offended By Swine Flu

No, I didn’t find this article on The Onion. The outbreak of swine flu should be renamed “Mexican” influenza in deference to Muslim and Jewish sensitivities over pork, said an Israeli health official Monday. Deputy Health Minister Yakov Litzman said the reference to pigs is offensive to both religions and “we should call this Mexican [Read More...]

Help A Brother Out!

Imagine Atheist Nexus being promoted on Eric Hovind’s Creation Minute website. He is giving away an iPod Touch and two iPod shuffles to the person who gets the most hits from their personal link. If I win any of the three, I will sell the item on eBay and the proceeds will go to the [Read More...]

Latter Day Studs

Under the, “Holy Crap: Ya Can’t Make Up” category, the LA Times has published an article about a man named Chad Hardy. Good old Chad was denied a diploma from BYU and was excommunicated from the Mormon Church. Chad’s crimes were not the usual multiple wives, or making bootleg copies of HBO’s Big Love. No Chad [Read More...]

A Positive Article In The New York Times!

The New York Times has posted an incredibly positive article entitled, “More Atheists Shout It From the Rooftops.” The reporter, Laurie Goodstein begins the article discussing the surprisingly positive fallout (over 100 new attendees) the Charleston, SC group, Secular Humanists of the Lowcountry has received from their “Don’t Believe In God? You Are Not Alone,” billboard. “And now [Read More...]

C-Span's Interview of Christopher Hitchens

Below is the entire video of yesterday’s C-Span interview of Christopher Hitchens (April 26, 2009) . It is exactly 1 hour long. Below is a quoted from the C-Span website: Christopher Hitchens is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and the Atlantic Monthly. He also writes for Slate. He is the author of many books, including For the Sake of Argument, No [Read More...]

Sunday Fundies: Fun With Veggie Tales

For quite some time I have been planning to start a new feature called Sunday Funnies Fundies.  During the week I gathered several humorous cartoons I was going to post today. Then I came across this post on Atheist Nexus about the Veggie Tales: When I first deconverted/became atheist, I removed every veggie tales video, [Read More...]

AA 2009: Andy Thomson & Richard Dawkins

The Richard Dawkins Foundation has made available the video from both their speeches at the 2009 American Atheist Convention. Why We Believe in Gods – Andy Thomson Get out your notepads, because you will want to take notes. Richard Dawkins (w/ Q&A) Dawkins is great as always. After the speech, Dawkins got some slack for [Read More...]