You Think There Are Monsters Under Your Bed? Prove it

This is a neat Kickstarter project: A children’s book all about how there aren’t any monsters under your bed. I think it’s a metaphor for something… If you like what you see, you can support the project here. (Thanks to Nicole for the link) [Read more...]

Humanist Service Corps Looking for People to Join Them on a Secular Mission Trip in Africa

Nearly a year ago, I announced the formation of the Pathfinders Project, a “yearlong international service trip with clean water, education, sustainability, and advocacy projects in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.” Director Conor Robinson was looking for four people to join him on the secular mission trip.

He found his team and they accomplished some incredible things in Uganda, Cambodia, Ghana, Haiti, Ecuador, Colombia, and Guatemala.

Now, Conor (below, center) wants to do it again. He’s looking for more people to join him in the Humanist Service Corps:



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Sought For Murder, Indian Guru Was “Using His Devotees as a Human Shield” During Massive Siege on Ashram

One measure of Indian god-man Sant Rampal‘s specialness is that he liked bathing in milk during his meditations, after which the same milk was used to make kheer,

which was served to the followers saying this will bring happiness in their lives.

No disciples dared breathe an unkind word about this disgusting practice, as Rampal had long told them not to criticize him, and to consider any critic a liar.

Non-followers go quite a bit farther than merely “criticizing” him, however; Rampal faces charges including murder, attempted murder, conspiracy, and hoarding illegal weapons.



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Religious Fundraiser at a Rutgers Football Game Leads to Threat of Lawsuit

During a recent football game at Rutgers, a portion of the proceeds made at the state university’s concession stands went to the Church of God in Christ for All Saints. Now, the American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center has informed the school that sort of fundraiser is illegal:



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Cherokee County (Texas) Officials Reject Humanist Display Outside Courthouse, but Say the Nativity Scene Can Stay

If you walk past the Cherokee County Courthouse in Texas, it might be hard to miss this Nativity scene they have up right now:

If that’s allowed, surely a Humanist display would be allowed, too, right?

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