Archives for March 18, 2008

Tribute to Arthur C. Clarke

I never read science fiction, but I know many of you do. Here’s a tribute to Arthur C. Clarke from Jessica Hagy: [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more…]

Senate Resolution 483: Ten Commandments Weekend

Adding to the list of theocratically-leaning government sponsored bills, you may now look forward (PDF) to the first weekend in May: RESOLUTION Recognizing the first weekend of May 2008 as ‘‘Ten Commandments Weekend’’. Are you %&$#ing kidding me? Sam Brownback (R-KS) submitted the resolution. Joe Lieberman (I(?)-CT) is the only co-sponsor. Why do we need [Read More…]

Are Atheists Getting a Free Pass from the Media?

The (Christian) Media Research Center’s Culture and Media Institute thinks so. They say that the news media (in 2007) did not “subject atheism or atheists to the same skepticism to which they subject Christians and Christianity.” According to their findings: Eighty percent of feature stories about atheism or atheists had a positive tone, 20 percent [Read More…]

Atheist Party in Chicago is Only Four Days Away!

The Guitar Hero room is calling your name. The party is this Saturday night around 8:00 p.m. at Whiskey Road in downtown Chicago. Consider this party an alternative for those of you not attending the American Atheists convention in Minnesota that same weekend. More information is all over the place. You better be coming! [tags]atheist, [Read More…]

Friendly Atheist Contest #21: New Catholic Sins

Last week, I ran this contest: What other “sins” will the Catholic Church condemn? Here are the Top 5 responses (with submitters)! 5| Back sassin’ His Holiness. (Renacier) 4| Emoticons. … The emoticon is another symptom of the degradation and increasing secularism of society. It is beneath God, and it is beneath his faithful. (Brett) [Read More…]