Faith Healing Parents Watch Their Child Die… but Won’t Be Getting Jail Time for It

Imagine this scenario: A father and mother take their child to a park and the child falls into a lake. The parents can swim, but their child cannot. Despite this, they do nothing and watch the child drown. What should happen to the parents? Immediate arrest? Removal of all their other children? Jail time for [Read More...]

Mr Deity Presents: My Best Friend, the Torturer

The always excellent Mr. Deity presents us with an absurd situation that is simply accepted by so many: loving someone who is set on torturing your loved ones. [Read more...]

Creationism On The Rise in Turkey

With all the accumulated idiocy emanating from creationists such as Ray Comfort, Ken Ham and prisoner #06452-017 Kent Hovind, it can be easy to forget that there exists an entire sad universe of Creationists making their nests in other countries and other religions. Enter Turkey, a country seeing an alarming rise in Islamism that is [Read More...]

Autism Study Contributes to Finding the Origin of Faith in God

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have found a much lower degree of theism amongst the autistic, linking their lack of belief to their diminished mentalizing capacity. Mentalizing can roughly be defined as the ability to imagine what other people are thinking and to perceive or interpret behavior in accordance to intentional mental states [Read More...]

Turkish Atheist to be Prosecuted for ‘Insulting Islamic Values’

If you are an out atheist in the U.S., chances are you’ve gotten some level of blow-back for being open about your atheism. Being openly critical of religion can hurt you, professionally and personally. However I’m guessing that the last time you snarked about Noah’s ark on Facebook, re-tweeted the link to a Neil deGrasse [Read More...]


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