About Hemant Mehta

Hemant Mehta is the editor of Friendly Atheist, appears on the Atheist Voice channel on YouTube, and co-hosts the uniquely-named Friendly Atheist Podcast. You can read much more about him here.

People Are So Desperate to Remove Donald Trump From Office That They’re Resorting To Witchcraft

When singer Lana Del Rey tweeted this odd message on Thursday, it looked like a cryptic promotion for a future album.

If only.

It turns out she was talking about how witchcraft would remove Donald Trump from office.

LanaDelReyTweet


[Read more…]

Students Deserve a Space That’s Free of Religious Indoctrination

With Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos already intent on using taxpayer money to fund religious education, the question has to be asked: Why do conservative Christians have to promote their faith in every realm of life?

tumblr_olraj2UZNW1rpw0zao1_1280


[Read more…]

Christian Writer Describes the Moment When the “Sneaky Squid Spirit Starts Stalking You”

Here’s one of the (many) problems with religious thinking: Even when there’s a perfectly rational explanation for something, you have to find a way to attribute it to the supernatural.

shutterstock_185295068


[Read more…]

A Ten Commandments Monument Outside the Nueces County Courthouse in Texas Needs to Come Down

The Supreme Court has already ruled that stand-alone Ten Commandments monuments on government property, like this one in Texas, are illegal. Why doesn’t anyone at the Nueces County Courthouse understand this?

NuecesCommandments


[Read more…]

Christian School Fires Football Coach for Once Holding (But Not Drinking From) a Bottle of Alcohol

If administrators forgave him for his non-crime, people might mistake them for the Christians they pretend to be.

PromotionalBottle


[Read more…]