Bill Nye/Neil deGrasse Tyson 2016

On a recent episode of Star Talk Radio, guest hosted by comedian Eugene Mirman, Bill Nye was asked if he’d ever consider running for higher office.

To which he responded: “Neil deGrasse Tyson and I are working on our cabinet.”

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A Perfect Response to That Line About God Not Creating “Adam and Steve”

Zack Weiner offers a terrific response to the tired old line about “Adam & Steve”:

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D. J. Grothe is No Longer President of the James Randi Educational Foundation

In a brief press release issued late this afternoon, the James Randi Educational Foundation announced that its Los Angeles offices would be closing to save some money… oh, and by the way, D.J. Grothe is no longer the JREF President:

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Friendly Atheist Podcast Episode 13: Tyler Measom and Justin Weinstein, Directors of An Honest Liar

Our latest podcast guests are Tyler Measom and Justin Weinstein, directors of An Honest Liar (the documentary about James Randi):

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Is This Pastor Being Honest About What He Said at a Secular Event?

In 2013, Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, the President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, spoke at a conference called Awaken Now.

In a clip that just came to my attention, Rodriguez explained how he was invited to pray at a large secular event in Washington, D.C. with “a couple hundred thousand people” that was sponsored by a famous “television personality.” Turns out he wasn’t the only religious leader invited. In fact, a Muslim, a Jew, and a Universalist minister were also asked to pray.

Rodriguez didn’t like that one bit. So not only did he mock the very idea of interfaith worship to the event’s organizer(s), he used his speaking time to proclaim the superiority of his beliefs to everyone else’s (much to the delight of the Christian crowd he’s speaking to in the clip):

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