Jonny Scaramanga, who’s written at this site about his fundamentalist education at an Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) school, has a new piece up at The Guardian with a stunning (yet not necessarily shocking) revelation from the ACE curriculum: It suggests that snow can generate electricity.
Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) Curriculum Teaches That Scientists Can Generate Electricity from Snow
Atheist Groups Will Hold Protest in Defense of Teen Facing Two Years in Jail for “Desecration” of Jesus Statue
Readers of this site are aware of a recent controversy involving a 14-year-old boy from Pennsylvania who thought it would be hilarious to take pictures with a local Jesus statue as if he were getting a mock-blowjob from the Lord:
He’s currently facing two years in prison for this supposed desecration — which is absurd, especially when you consider that his punishment would likely be less than that if he flat-out vandalized the statue.
Just a little while ago, Kelly McCauley, an atheist and member of the North Alabama Freethought Association, delivered the first-ever secular invocation in front of the Huntsville City Council in Alabama. I’m still waiting for video, but a rough transcript of his speech is below: Dearly Beloved, When the ancients considered the values that were [Read More…]