Tickets Available for 2013 Pennsylvania Atheist/Humanist Conference

The Freethought Society, Lancaster Freethought Society, PhillyCoR, and PA Nonbelievers are coming together to plan the 2013 PA State Atheist/Humanist conference this September:

They have a very impressive roster of speakers so if you can make it, get your tickets now! (There’s a great discount for students, too.) [Read more...]

They Can’t Possibly Be Very Filling

Taking the suggestion from James McGrath‘s site, the Creation Museum would be wise to sell these in its gift shop:

You know you’re a nerd when that joke is lost on you because you’re too busy thinking about how the situation itself is implausible. [Read more...]

Atheist Street Preacher Will Head Up ‘Church’ Service

Last October, Simon Clare decided to try his hand at street-preaching. A pretty interesting idea considering he was preaching atheism:

Simon is now starting up a local chapter of the Sunday Assembly in Brighton (UK). (His “preaching” might actually get an audience now!)

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The Humanism in ‘Orange is the New Black’

I watched the first episode and I just couldn’t get into it, but the Netflix show “Orange is the New Black” has an atheist lead character (“Piper Chapman“) and this scene contains the sort of dialogue I haven’t seen since that episode of “Glee” where Kurt refers to a “magic teapot” floating in the sky:

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Do the New Atheists Have Any New Ideas?

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, answers the question: Do the New Atheists have any new ideas?

We’d love to hear your thoughts on the project — more videos will be posted soon — and we’d also appreciate your suggestions as to which questions we ought to tackle next! [Read more...]