Coming Out As An Atheist Isn’t Easy

From PostSecret: It’s easier said than done — and I know I say this as someone who still has a relationship with his parents despite disappointing them with my atheism — but if your family can’t handle your newfound logical beliefs, you may be better off without them. You would hope, in time, they could [Read More...]

Student Whose Article About Atheist Discrimination was Banned from School Newspaper Gets $1,000 Award from FFRF

On Thursday, news broke that Krystal Myers, a high school student from Tennessee, had her opinion piece about discrimination against atheists banned from her school’s newspaper. Two updates: Today, the Knoxville News Sentinel (the paper that broke the story in the first place) published the article that the school banned. The editors are thereby giving [Read More...]

Military Official Puts God in Presentation and Gets Called Out On It

This is what happens when atheists in the military become more aware of their rights and aren’t afraid to speak up. Air Force Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins, also the head of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), recently gave a talk to all employees in the DISA department and he included the following slides in [Read More...]

Responding to the Purity Bear

I’ll admit this parody of Purity Bear (as if the originals weren’t already a parody of themselves) had me cracking up. Mostly because JT makes a lot of sense: (via WWJTD) [Read more...]

Can We Just Eliminate Textbooks?

My high school students know that I rely very little on our textbooks. I hand them out at the beginning of the school year because I have to, but other than as a last-resort reference, most of my classes use them minimally throughout the year. Why do this? They’re boring. They can add to the [Read More...]


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