Richard Dawkins talks about aliens and evolution in recent interview

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A Friend of the Danthropology blog and host of The Thinking Atheist podcast, Seth Andrews sat down with Richard Dawkins and the two discussed aliens, evolution and whether or not children are born scientists.The interview was conducted in Vancouver, Canada at the Imagine No Religion Conference. … [Read more...]

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After a stumble, Bernie Sanders finds his voice on #BlackLivesMatter

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has been struggling with #BlackLivesMatter activists as of late. After skipped a meeting with protest organizers, opting to send his campaign manager instead, a speech at a progressive conference was interupted by activists.The activists wanted Sanders to speak out more bluntly against race relations in the U.S. instead of only discussing the economic policies that disenfranchised African-Americans and to also stop touting his civil rights … [Read more...]

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Bill Nye the Science Guy reads mean tweets about himself

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Everyone's favorite science guy, Bill Nye read some mean tweets about himself in a new video to help promote the Kickstarter fund for the new documentary being made about him.Say what you want about him, he certainly has a great sense of humor. … [Read more...]

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A judge has blocked the release of more videos by an anti-abortion group

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Judge William Orrick in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has issued a temporary restraining order blocking the release of more videos by the anti-abortion group the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) that has released a series of videos that they claim show a Planned Parenthood official negotiating the price of fetal tissue.The request for the restraining order came from the abortion advocacy group, the National Abortion Federation (NAF).The videos have been … [Read more...]

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Mike Huckabee suggests that as President he would deploy troops to stop abortions

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Republicans are eating up the lie that Planned Parenthood is selling baby parts from the abortions they provide, and abortion has become the new same-sex marriage, Obamacare rallying cry of the GOP.In a speech Friday, Republican presidential hopeful, Mike Huckabee told a crowd that he would “invoke the 5th and 14th amendments for the protection of every human being.” The Fifth Amendment states, “No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presen … [Read more...]

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Why the fight over ‘In God We Trust’ is unwinnable

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Several stories have been circulating around Patheos and other sites about various Sheriff Departments putting In God We Trust on their vehicles, posting religious imagery on their websites, and putting bible verses on their patrol vehicles. The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent cease and desist letters to many of these departments and the U.S Department of Justice is investigating the Stone County (MO) Sheriff’s Office for misuse of grant funds.The Laclede County (MO) Sheriff’s Office re … [Read more...]

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Jewish terrorists murder a Palestinian baby in its sleep

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In what can be described as nothing but a horrific terrorist attack, a one-and-a-half-year-old Palestinian baby was burned to death and three were seriously wounded late Thursday night after a house was set on fire by Jewish extremists in the village of Douma, near Nablus.The Israel Defense Forces confirmed the toddler was burned to death and said they Jewish extremists are behind the attack."This attack against Palestinian civilians is a barbaric act of terrorism," IDF Spokesperson Lt. C … [Read more...]

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Queen’s Brian May is a member of NASA’s New Horizon team

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This is common knowledge to many, but still really cool. Brian May, the famed guitarist from Queen, finished his Ph.D. in astrophysics in 2007. He began work on the degree 36 years ago, but it was put on hold when his band blew up and made him a world-famous rock star.Well a few weeks ago when NASA's New Horizon space probe flew past Pluto, May was on hand to help NASA interpret the data.“The Gods of the Underworld must have been with me, because I was there when the first...full-planet p … [Read more...]

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6 people were stabbed by an ultra-Orthodox Jew at a Jerusalem gay pride parade

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Police in Jerusalem arrested a man at a gay pride parade after he stabbed 6 people Thursday.A spokesperson for the police department said that Yishai Schlissel, an ultra-Orthodox Jew, was only released from prison three weeks ago for a 12-year sentence he had served after stabbing three people at a 2005 pride parade.Two of those stabbed during Thursday's ordeal are said to be in critical condition.The BBC has images from the parade that an eyewitness captured that show Schlissel p … [Read more...]

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Camille Paglia calls Richard Dawkins ‘adolescent’ while praising Donald Trump

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When reading an article that maligns atheists, you can almost be assured it is under the Salon.com banner and is based on strawmen and intellectual dishonesty.Well, this could not be more true for their new interview with Camille Paglia, a pseudo-leftist "social critic" who sounds more like a female version of Donald Trump. Throughout the interview, Paglia seems to fail in proving she is the academic she markets herself as. Even worse, she seems to think she is of any cultural relevance. For … [Read more...]

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