Sam Harris’ Lying Now Available as PDF

In case you missed picking up a copy of Sam Harris‘ e-book Lying (currently $1.99), it’s now available as a PDF for $2.99. I really liked it and I hope Harris comes out with more of these essays. Here’s one classic thought experiment he refers to in the book: A Nazi soldier comes to your [Read More...]

Texas Atheist Group Will Focus on Community Service

A couple of years ago, the Atheist Longhorns from the University of Texas at Austin adopted a street… but like so many campus atheist groups, this one disappeared, presumably when its leader graduated. Now, there is new blood in the organization. They’ve rebranded themselves at the Secular Student Alliance at the University of Texas at [Read More...]

Atheist Billboards Rejected by LIND Media Company in Ohio

Remember how the Mid Ohio Atheists said they were going to put up the following billboards? That second billboard was inspired by a local church (that put up a billboard with the same message). Both were supposed to go up next week… But now we have a problem. The company tasked with getting the billboards [Read More...]

Atheist Billboards Go Up in Columbia, South Carolina

Two new (digital) atheist billboards just went up in South Carolina, courtesy of the newly-formed Columbia Coalition of Reason: They were placed by the Columbia Coalition of Reason (Columbia CoR) with $7,000 in funding from the United Coalition of Reason (UnitedCoR). The ad campaign marks the public launch of Columbia CoR, an alliance of four [Read More...]

When Your Banks Speaks in Christianese

Reader Anju was chatting online yesterday with a customer service rep from Bank of America. This is how the conversation ended: “Have a blessed day ahead”? That’s…. weird. It’s not a huge deal, but since so much of that conversation is boilerplate script, I wonder if that line was approved by BoA or if it [Read More...]