Book Update

In October of last year, I posed the question: Daylight Atheism: The Book?, on whether it would be worth the effort to try to compile some of my writings into a form suitable for publication. The response, to my delight, was overwhelmingly positive, and that response combined with other reasons convinced me that this was an endeavor worth embarking upon.However, the last few months - February in particular - have been a time of great activity here on Daylight Atheism, the blog. There have been … [Read more...]

Daylight Atheism: The Book?

To my readers,A remarkable thing has happened recently. In the past few weeks, I've received, by my count, no fewer than four independent (as far as I know) e-mails asking me if I intend to seek publication of my writings in a format beyond this website. I have responded to these inquiries individually, but thought it would be best to address this issue in public.Some of my correspondents have pointed out the startling success of several recent pro-atheist books, suggesting that the current … [Read more...]

A Happy Birthday Wish

I realize this has been an eventful day on Daylight Atheism, but it's come to my attention that today is also a very special day, one that I'd be remiss if I failed to commemorate.From the Freedom from Religion Foundation's daily Freethought of the Day e-mail bulletin:On this date in 1949, Dan Barker was born in California. His father, Norman Barker, a talented trombonist, played with Hoagy Carmichael, and has a cameo with Judy Garland in the movie "Easter Parade." Dan, who became a … [Read more...]