Atheists: Would You Throw an Egg at a Christian?

A Christian group called Student Life Auckland (at Auckland University in New Zealand) is giving students a chance to throw an egg at their members. Just one catch: “The meaning of the Easter story and Christ’s resurrection will be explained to those wanting to throw eggs,” explains a flyer. “Egging will continue for as long [Read More...]

Speaking at the University of Alabama This Friday

What better way to spend Good Friday than with a group of heathens? I’ll be giving a talk Friday night at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa for the Alabama Atheists and Agnostics. The event takes place in Ferguson Student Center, Room 360, from 6:30p – 7:45p. It’s free of charge and a goat may [Read More...]

Foundation Beyond Belief Announces Q2 2012 Slate of Charities

The Foundation Beyond Belief has just announced its five beneficiaries for the new quarter — each charity will likely receive several thousands of dollars, courtesy of atheist donors: POVERTY: Shoulder to Shoulder HUMAN RIGHTS: It Gets Better Project CHALLENGE THE GAP: MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger EDUCATION: National Association for Urban Debate Leagues THE [Read More...]

Are Atheists Paying Too Much Respect to Religious Beliefs?

This is a guest post by Spencer Mulesky. Spencer is an undergraduate Philosophy major studying at Indiana University and a Co-Founder of the Atheist and Agnostic Club of North High School (Evansville, IN). A response follows his piece. … Stephen Fry, a supporter of the British Humanist Association and a public voice for atheism, said [Read More...]

You Won’t Believe What Great-Grandma Didn’t

Thomas Lawson recently published the book Letters from an Atheist Nation: Godless Voices of America in 1903. It transcribes articles that were written for the Blue Grass Blade, a freethought newspaper that’s over a century old, articles that answer the question, “Why are you an atheist?” Check out the trailer: It’s amazing that our great-grandparents [Read More...]


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