A Hint at Richard Dawkins’ Next Book

The New York Times has the scoop on two items that might be of interest to all of you: 1) Richard Dawkins‘ next book — “the story of his intellectual evolution and his work as an atheist” — is slated to be published in the fall of 2014. 2) He’s switching publishers. His last two [Read More...]

The Best of Dave Silverman

This is just entertaining, especially if you’ve ever had the chance to hear American Atheists’ Dave Silverman on TV or in person The man knows how to stay on message. (via AtheistBillboards) [Read more...]

A Setback in the War on Christmas

The town of Warren, Michigan put up a Nativity Scene in the Atrium of City Hall this past winter, so, naturally, the Freedom From Religion Foundation asked Mayor James R. Fouts to put up one of their own signs: “At this season of the Winter Solstice, let reason prevail. There are no gods, no devils, [Read More...]

Sam Harris Discusses Death and the Present Moment

Here’s something optimistic for your Sunday afternoon: Death! In his talk at the Global Atheist Convention in Melbourne, Sam Harris gave a talk on “Death and the Present Moment“: As always, if there are any bits we should pay special attention to, just leave the timestamp and a summary in the comments. [Read more...]

Thanks to One Woman’s Efforts, a Vermont Town Will No Longer Recite a Prayer at Its Annual Meeting

The town of Franklin, Vermont will no longer be saying prayers at their annual March meeting thanks to one courageous woman, Marilyn Hackett. Since 2000, the beginning of the annual meeting has included a Christian prayer like this one: Let us pray together. Lord, we thank you for this day as we come together as [Read More...]


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