California Freethought Day speaker spotlight: David Silverman

  California’s Freethought Day is on October 16, in Sacramento, California. Last week I highlighted one of its speakers, Aron Ra, and today I want to introduce you to David Silverman. As if he needs any introduction. David Silverman is the president of American Atheists and the author of the fabulous book Fighting God. I recently saw [Read More…]

Setting Blake Giunta Straight on the Gospel of Luke

At the beginning of August, Atheist Community of Austin President Matt Dillahunty held a public debate with Blake Giunta, owner of apologetics site Belief Map. The debate was around whether or not Jesus of Nazareth rose from the dead after his crucifixion. After there was an initial argument from both parties over the validity/problems with [Read More…]

New Book: Adam and Eve (free today!)

Image from the author I have a new book that was released recently. It is called Adam and Eve: Questioning the Historicity of Biblical Human Origins. This book discusses the Genesis creation account and looks at whether we can determine if there was a historical Adam and Eve or not. Spoiler Alert: no. Not only [Read More…]

California Freethought Day speaker spotlight: Aron Ra

As part of the upcoming festivities, I wanted to highlight the amazing speakers that will be at this year’s event. [Read more…]

Are we witnessing the end of white Christian America?

Jones believes the clear shift in cultural power from religious to nonreligious Americans explains the Christian Right’s strong ‘apocalyptic’ reaction. [Read more…]

American Atheists reach $41,000 settlement with Tennessee County Sheriff

Yet another police department use their office for preaching a Christian message and pay a big price [Read more…]

The Satanic Temple responds to claim that it has no right to after school clubs

After School Satan is also meant to ensure that the separation of church and state is upheld [Read more…]

DNC officials involved in plan to out Bernie Sanders as an atheist have resigned

The CEO and the CFO of the Democratic National Committee have both resigned Tuesday in the wake of the Wikileaks scandal that rocked the DNC days before the national convention. [Read more…]

Bill Nye and Ken Ham debated whether sin or evolution caused humans to wear clothes

During Bill Nye’s now well-covered visit to Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter, one of the things to two debated for some reason was why humans wear clothes. [Read more…]

Down the Rabbit Hole (pt.2): of saints and sophistry

This week, I continue down the rabbit hole of conservative religious thought with chapter one from Mary Eberstadt’s It’s Dangerous to Believe. [Read more…]