Darwin Day is coming up soon and you can find an event celebrating Darwin’s birthday in your area through DarwinDay.org. I was curious to see what other events were happening in my state and I was horrified to discover that the Discovery Institute (the think tank devoted to spreading “Intelligent Design”) was also hosting a Darwin Day event. Some time in the last few days, the post was pulled from DarwinDay.org but the event is still listed on the group’s own website: [Read more...]
When horrible, seemingly unpredictable, chaotic things happen, what can atheists do about it to help?
We can’t pray. We can only do. But what actions can we take? [Read more...]
Washington State (and Seattle, especially) was bursting at the seams with joyful gay weddings today. [Read more...]
The opposition has conceded defeat in Ref. 74 here in Washington with 66% of the votes in. Even before their announcement, King County (which holds about 30% of the state’s population) had already updated their website: Gay and lesbian couples will be able to apply for marriage licences starting Dec. 6th and, after the three day waiting period, [Read More...]