Ricky Gervais, Jon Stewart, Bill Maher, And Ethical Dilemmas In Comedy

In response to Ricky Gervais’s fervent insistence that he was not mocking religion at the Golden Globes, which I aired earlier this afternoon, Jude takes Gervais to task, as charitably as she can, for not owning up to what he is effectively doing in his act: I’ll begin by saying, as you know Dan, that [Read More...]

PZ Myers Video: Science And Atheism Are Natural Allies

The first, and most interesting, claim: “Nothing will ever prove that evolution is wrong.” Second, and second most interesting, claim: “Nothing can prove the existence of gods, not one thing.” Third, and third most interesting, claim: that all this entails not closed-mindedness but pragmatism. Fourth, and fourth most interesting, claim: atheism is more than what [Read More...]

Ricky Gervais Defends His “Thank God For Making Me An Atheist” Golden Globes Remark

Here is a full clip of the portion of his recent Piers Morgan interview that dealt with religion: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

I Have To Completely Rethink My Atheism

after hearing the devastating argument in this video: I just don’t know what to think now, guys. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Brian Lamb Interviews Christopher Hitchens

On C-Span I am presently watching a typically moving and insightful Christopher Hitchens interview about his illness.  It was recorded January 14 and you can watch it here or below: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Sundaily Hilarity: Colbert Sums Up O’Reilly

“There must be a God because I don’t know how things work.” The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c <td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan='2'Bill O’Reilly Proves God’s Existence – Neil deGrasse Tyson www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog</a> Video Archive PZ Myers quibbles interestingly over Colbert’s decision to [Read More...]

Dan Barker Interviews Dan Dennett About Ministers Who Are Closet Atheists

Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Michelle Malkin: Treat Atheists As Trolls

There’s one unstated attitude that makes all this reflexive self-righteousness, galling hypocrisy, and unblinking sense of privilege possible, and it’s “Who Cares About Atheists?” Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Support The Secular Student Alliance

If you’re a secular college student, consider getting involved with the Secular Student Alliance for a great opportunity to network fellow secularists, to do stereotype-dispelling charity projects, promote rational thought, and learn more about post-religious ways of thinking. See if your school has a group and if they do not, consider starting one: And whether [Read More...]

Dawkins Debunking The Story Of Noah’s Ark

Your Thoughts? [Read more...]