Appearing on the Jesse Lee Peterson Radio Show

This Thursday, March 7, I'm being interviewed for the Jesse Lee Peterson Radio Show. And if you don't know who Jesse Lee Peterson is, well, see for yourself.I'm told they want to talk to me about my petition regarding feminism and diversity in the atheist community, and I have a pretty good idea of what the line of questioning will be. Suffice to say that I intend to be well-prepared. The interview will be around 11 AM Eastern time, so if you'd like to listen live and cheer me on, you can … [Read more...]

Weekend Presents: December 23

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It's two more days before you can open the gifts under the tree, but I have some early presents:• Now hear this: I'm on the New Books in Secularism podcast, discussing my book Daylight Atheism.• Big news out of the Philippines: The legislature has finally passed a national Reproductive Health Bill, defying fierce objections by the Roman Catholic church. The bill, which had been stalled for years by church pressure, would create government-run health clinics to dispense contraception in th … [Read more...]

Video: My Dating and Relationships Panel at Skepticon V

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     As I mentioned earlier, I took part in a discussion panel at Skepticon V last month, How Should Rationalists Approach Relationships and Marriage?The video of that panel is now available online, so if you'd like to see it, enjoy:Thanks to Jesse Galef for inviting me to participate, and thanks as well to my fellow panelists Chana Messinger, Matt Dillahunty, and Julia Galef. We'll have to do this again sometime... like maybe next year! … [Read more...]

Video! My Speech at the 2012 Secular Student Alliance Convention

This past July, I had the privilege of being one of the keynote speakers at the Secular Student Alliance's annual convention in Columbus, Ohio. I've been promising video, but until now, I've only had this teaser photo. Well, I'm happy to say your waiting is over, because the SSA has just posted the full talk on their YouTube channel. Here it is:(Most of my slides are visible in the video, but I can also provide the full set on request.) Thanks to the SSA for inviting me! It was an honor to … [Read more...]

Hear Me on Freethought Radio!

Over the weekend, I was interviewed by Dan Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor from the Freedom from Religion Foundation for their Freethought Radio show. That episode is now available for download and podcast, so if you'd like to hear me talk, give it a listen! In the interview, we talk about my new book, Daylight Atheism, and several of the arguments advanced in it: including the basis of atheist morality, religion as a fossil fuel, the bad moral teachings of the Bible, and why atheism makes life … [Read more...]

When You Think Atheist, Think Daylight Atheism

Just a quick note: I've been interviewed for the latest episode of Think Atheist Radio, which is now available for download and podcasting. In the interview, we chat about the arguments against God's existence, the basis for godless morality, the importance of the secular community - and, of course, my book. If you've had your fill of reading what I write and would rather hear me talk, check it out! … [Read more...]

I Love This Picture

So, I might have mentioned that I gave a speech at the SSA conference in Columbus earlier this month. They've begun posting the official photos on their Facebook page, and I just might be in one or two of them. Including this one:(click to enlarge)Yes, this is officially my new favorite picture ever. They've also begun posting YouTube videos of the speeches. Mine isn't up yet (I had slides, which require some editing to put in) but I expect it will be up soon. I'll make … [Read more...]

Recap: The Goodness of Godlessness at UND

This weekend, I spoke at the University of North Dakota, courtesy of an invitation from FUND, the local SSA affiliate. Yes, there are atheists in North Dakota! For those who weren't there, I wanted to write a quick recap and talk about some of the lessons learned. My talk was given on Friday night at the university's Lecture Bowl, and drew somewhere between 70 and 80 people, by far the largest audience I've ever had. From what the organizers told me, this was more people than were at a Campus … [Read more...]

Upcoming Speaking and Travel Schedule

For those who are interested, here's my schedule for the next few months. I've got a few SSA speaking events, a conference or two, and one big announcement! • On February 24, I'll be speaking at the University of North Dakota, courtesy of FUND, the Freethinkers of the University of North Dakota, as part of the school's "Seven Dimensions of Wellness" speaker series. Fitting the occasion, I plan to speak on "The Goodness of Godlessness". Should be fun! • Of course, I'm going to be … [Read more...]

Video! See My Speech at Syracuse

Last month, I was invited to Syracuse University by the local affiliate of the Secular Student Alliance, where I spoke on the topic of atheism and morality. I'm happy to announce that video of that talk is now available, in three parts, which I've embedded below. The talk is about 25 minutes long, with Q&A following.Syracuse Speech: Atheism and Morality (1/3) from Adam Lee on Vimeo.Syracuse Speech: Atheism and Morality (2/3) from Adam Lee on Vimeo.Syracuse Speech: Atheism and … [Read more...]


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