Freethought Society Holds Tree of Knowledge Rally in Front of Pennsylvania Courthouse

The Freethought Society was recently banned (for the second time) from putting up their Tree of Knowledge in front of the Historic Chester County Courthouse in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Yesterday, they held a rally in front of the courthouse to protest their exclusion (and formed the Human Tree of Knowledge seen below). Staks Rosch was [Read More...]

If They Can Quote Bible Verses, So Can We

At Salisbury University on Maryland’s eastern shore, a campus Christian group chalked the ground (as groups do) with the following Biblical message: Only fools say in their hearts, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, and their actions are evil; not one of them does good! So what are atheists at the school supposed to [Read More...]

The Emperor’s Not Wearing Clothes…

It’s a metaphor for all religion, really: (Thanks to @Malice56 for the link!) [Read more...]

Tracking Changes Over Time

Nisus Writer is a word processor for Macs and a recent update introduced a new icon for tracking changes to a document over time: Nice touch, don’t you think? (Thanks to Robert for the link!) [Read more...]

Why Are This Many Atheist Scientists Taking Their Children to Church?

We know some atheists participate in religious communities for a variety of reasons, but what about atheist scientists? How many of them participate in religious communities? A new study by Rice University sociologist Elaine Howard Ecklund and University at Buffalo SUNY sociologist Kristen Schultz Lee, published in the December 2011 Journal for the Scientific Study [Read More...]


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