I Know What All Atheists Are Getting for Their Birthdays…

The series isn’t even over yet, but the Blu-ray version of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey is already available for pre-order:

Neil deGrasse Tyson in HiDef? Yes, please.

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Despite Living in Another Country, This Bangladeshi Atheist Blogger’s Life is Still in Constant Jeopardy

Last year, Asif Mohiuddin, a 29-year-old from Bangladesh, was violently attacked for being an outspoken atheist blogger in his country.

Asif is living in Germany now (on a scholarship) and, in an English-language interview with Deutsche Welle, his bravery still comes through loud and clear:

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A Play by @TheTweetOfGod is Coming to Broadway Next Season

David Javerbaum, the former head writer of The Daily Show who brilliantly channels God on Twitter as @TheTweetOfGod, will soon be taking that character to Broadway in a play to debut next season.

It’ll be based off of his book The Last Testament.



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Clemson Football Coach Responds to Complaints About the Religious Nature of His Team… by Not Talking About It

For weeks now, we’ve been talking about the overt religiosity on Clemson University’s football team. They have baptisms after practice and a paid team chaplain. Coach Dabo Swinney has chartered buses to take team members to Fellowship of Christian Athletes breakfasts. It’s over the top and completely unconstitutional at a public school.

Now, Swinney has issued an official response to the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s complaint letter:

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Why is This Public School’s Wrestling Team Promoting the Bible at Every Opportunity?

The wrestling team at Parkersburg South High School in West Virginia seems to care more about promoting Jesus than it does providing a welcoming environment for all students.

Specifically, one Bible verse — Philippians 4:13: I can do all things through Him who strengthens me — is emblazoned all over the place.

On their t-shirts, which they wore during the season:

Atop their school’s gym doors:

Even on their school’s website, where it was listed as the official team motto as recently as February:

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