PZ Myers on Sacking the City of God

In his talk at the Global Atheist Convention in Melbourne, PZ Myers gave a talk on “Sacking The City Of God!“: 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...]

Atheists Are Still the Most Unelectable Group in America

Gallup has released the results of their not-quite-annual poll asking people the following question: If your party nominated a generally well-qualified person for president who happened to be ________, would you vote for that person? Obviously, most of the discussion in the media will revolve around the results for “Mormon” — 80% of Americans could [Read More...]

The Drilling Rig Atheists Helped Fund is Now at Work in Ethiopia

Last October and November, 109 readers of this site raised $5,000 for “drilling equipment that will bring clean water to people in Ethiopia”! The rig we funded is now in service — you can follow it on Twitter — and check out these sweet photos Awe. Some. If you’d like to donate to the cause, [Read More...]

Join a Local Team and Help Atheists Raise $1,000,000 to Fight Cancer

As I’ve mentioned before, there’s an atheist-led effort to raise $1,000,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The Foundation Beyond Belief along with the philanthropic Stiefel family are working together to make this happen. I’m not asking for any donations right now (though you can always donate here). What I really want is for readers [Read More...]

Australian Census Reports Increase in Percentage of Non-Believers

The 2011 Australian census was released today and there’s good news when it comes to religion: While Catholicism has remained the most common religion with a quarter of the population, Anglicans have lost ground to those identifying themselves with no religion. The non-believers are now the second largest group with 22.3 per cent of the [Read More...]


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