Columnist Offers Great Advice to Mother Concerned About Daughter’s Atheism

Normally, when a syndicated newspaper advice columnist tackles a question about atheism, I cringe. It’s never good information and you’re left wondering how the person earned a column in the first place. That’s not the case with Carolyn Hax, writer and columnist for the Washington Post. A mother wrote to Hax concerning her daughter… who [Read More...]

Dan Barker Will Speak in Chicago Next Sunday

This one’s for the locals. For anyone in the area, Dan Barker will be speaking at the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago next Sunday, September 16th, from 10:30a-12:00p. The topic? “Outspoken Atheists: Help or Hindrance to the Secular Movement?” … Noting that atheist writers Dawkins and Harris are accused of being overcritical of religion, Barker [Read More...]

The Best Piece of Fan Mail I’ve Ever Received

Over the summer, I wrote an article for Free Inquiry in which I asked atheists to “take care of our own.” A few weeks ago, the magazine’s staff forwarded me a piece of “fan mail” they got at their offices… here’s the beginning: He solved alllll of math. All of it. I should just quit [Read More...]

Christian Love vs. ‘Christian Love’

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Aron Ra and Zach Moore Ask You to Join a ‘Light the Night’ Team

At Foundation Beyond Belief, we want more people to join our Light the Night teams to raise $1,000,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. YouTuber Aron Ra and the FBB’s Dr. Zachary Moore made the following video to promote it. If nothing else, watch from the 1:45 mark. Zach makes a powerful plea for why [Read More...]