A Setback in the War on Christmas

The town of Warren, Michigan put up a Nativity Scene in the Atrium of City Hall this past winter, so, naturally, the Freedom From Religion Foundation asked Mayor James R. Fouts to put up one of their own signs: “At this season of the Winter Solstice, let reason prevail. There are no gods, no devils, [Read More...]

Sam Harris Discusses Death and the Present Moment

Here’s something optimistic for your Sunday afternoon: Death! In his talk at the Global Atheist Convention in Melbourne, Sam Harris gave a talk on “Death and the Present Moment“: As always, if there are any bits we should pay special attention to, just leave the timestamp and a summary in the comments. [Read more...]

Thanks to One Woman’s Efforts, a Vermont Town Will No Longer Recite a Prayer at Its Annual Meeting

The town of Franklin, Vermont will no longer be saying prayers at their annual March meeting thanks to one courageous woman, Marilyn Hackett. Since 2000, the beginning of the annual meeting has included a Christian prayer like this one: Let us pray together. Lord, we thank you for this day as we come together as [Read More...]

How Did You Come Out As An Atheist?

Greta Christina‘s writing her next book and she wants to know how you came out as an atheist: I want to know: what you said; how you said it; how the person/ people you came out to responded; what the results/ consequences of coming out were; how (if at all) things have changed with time; [Read More...]

Pastor, What Are the Exceptions to the Rule?

If only Christians had the courage to question their pastors when they said something that made no sense… You can see how this exchange turns out at Sandra and Woo (Thanks to Jennifer for the link!) [Read more...]


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