Dutch tulip named in honor of Ayaan Hirsi Ali

On November 4th a ceremony was held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art honoring the beautiful Ayaan Hirsi Ali. During the event, a tulip was named “Ayaan” in recognition of her human rights stance for Muslim women. From Flora Culture International: Ms. Hirsi Ali, a feminist, author, activist and former member of the Dutch parliament [Read More...]

Video Debate: Is the Catholic Church a force of good?

A couple weeks ago, I asked you to participate in an online poll sponsored by Intelligence². The question asked if the Catholic Church was a force of good in the world. According to those who answered the poll, the answer was: no. A recent debate in London asked the same question. Archbishop John Onaiyekan and Anne Widdecombe [Read More...]

Thank you, President Obama!

In today’s radio address, President Obama spoke of the Ft. Hood tragedy. While doing so, he made reference to the great diversity of the American military by saying … “They are Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus and nonbelievers.” I join with my friend Ed Buckner, President of American Atheists, in publicly thanking President Obama for our inclusion. From [Read More...]

Video: Jon Stewart transmogrifies into Glenn Beck

Jon Stewart did an great job channeling Glenn Beck on the Daily Show. What an amazing impersonation! Brother Richard (props: Rationality Now) [Read more...]

Gandalf is not a fan of the Bible

In an interview with Details Magazine, Ian McKellen reveals that he is not a fan of the Bible. Details: Is it true that when you stay at hotels you tear out the Bible page that condemns homosexuality? Ian McKellen: I do, absolutely. I’m not proudly defacing the book, but it’s a choice between removing that page [Read More...]

Video: Purpose of My Life

Again Laci posts a great video that speaks for itself. Brother Richard [Read more...]

Cartoon: Jesus, Mo, and Frank Schaeffer

I have been getting a lot of interesting emails concerning my post yesterday entitled, “Frank Schaeffer and New Atheist Fundamentalists.” While I will try to answer every one of them, I came across this great Jesus and Mo comic says it all: Sorry we’re no longer nodding and smiling when you regurgitate your superstitious dogma all over [Read More...]