The “pray for the victims and their families” posts that fill my timelines on Facebook and Twitter in the wake of a massive tragedy always leave me somewhat baffled. I suppose it’s the idea of praying to a deity who had just allowed the tragic events to happen to ease the pain of those affected. [Read more...]
There aren’t too many atheist characters on television, but with the changing demographics in America, you would think a young atheist be both a common occurrence and a compelling character.
And we have one! What’s surprising, though, is that the show is a sitcom and not a drama. [Read more...]
For a couple of weeks now, the Oklahoma Atheists have known they would be featured in a piece about the “rise of the Nones” on yesterday’s edition of CBS Sunday Morning. What they didn’t anticipate, as no one did, was that their piece would be framed in light of an awful tragedy. It’s not a [Read More...]