Help a Nigerian Humanist Study Witch Camps

Leo Igwe is one of the good guys. He lives in Nigeria and he’s studying the “witch camps” of Northern Ghana. Basically, women who are accused of being witches are expelled from their villages — and if they’re not lynched, they may end up in these camps. But how do these camps operate? How are [Read More...]

When Times Are Tough, God Isn’t Going to Help You

David Hayward (a.k.a. nakedpastor) uses the saying “There are no atheists in foxholes” to point out a metaphorical truth: … I’ve seen and personally experienced people under extreme threat who realize their faith has totally evaporated. I’m convinced that we need to get in touch with our atheism, our unbelief. Is there a separate “Deity” [Read More...]

God Wants You to Wear ALL the Things

(via Scenes from a Multiverse — Thanks to Julien for the link!) [Read more...]

My View of the Atheist Movement… Circa 2007

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to do something really cool: record an audiobook for I Sold My Soul on eBay. I know: it’s five years after the fact… but whatever I went to a sound studio on two separate occasions to recite the whole thing from start to finish. It marked [Read More...]

A Psychic Comes Clean About His Trickery in New Book

Mark Oppenheimer of the New York Times has the story of a psychic who is finally admitting that he was faking it all along. The subject, Mark Edward (no relation to John Edward), has written a new book — with a foreword by James Randi — titled Psychic Blues: Confessions of a Conflicted Medium. In [Read More...]


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