Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Keynote Address at the 28th National Space Symposium

What does Neil deGrasse Tyson say when he speaks in front of other space professionals? You can find out in the video below, from when he gave the keynote address at the recent National Space Symposium (the actual talk begins at the 6:01 mark): As always, if you see anything we should all watch, please [Read More...]

Is Declaring Your Atheism Social Suicide?

The Thinking Atheist compiled this collection of comments from people who declared their atheism, only to be ostracized or cut off in return: If you’re able to declare your atheism to certain people without fear of reprisal, please do it. Do it for the people in the video. Do it so that pointing out the [Read More...]

Atheist Group (Almost) Forms at Quinnipiac University

There’s now a group for atheists at Quinnipiac University (in Connecticut)! But it’s not quite official yet…: “We decided to start something like this because I [felt] like freethinkers were not represented on campus at all,” said Julia Olson, a co-founder of [the Quinnipiac University Atheist, Humanist and Agnostic Association]. … “The start-up process has [Read More...]

Not Every Public Prayer is Anti-Atheist Bigotry

In Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, an appreciation dinner was held to thank volunteers in the town. One of the city councillors, Randy Donauer, offered some blessings before the dinner. He mentioned Jesus and ended the blessing with “Amen.” What do you do if you’re in that room? My guess is that most people in the audience, Christian [Read More...]

Atheist Wallpaper for Your Desktop

@ologies made this nifty atheist wallpaper in case your desktop needed some sprucing up: You can download several different sizes (for free, without the logo) on the website! And, for extra fun, try to find some of the following: Russell’s Teapot Erlenmeyer flask Narwhal Waldo [Read more...]