Video of Eddie Izzard Accepting his Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism

Last week, actor/comedian Eddie Izzard accepted the 2013 Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism from the Humanist Community at Harvard, American Humanist Association, and Harvard Community of Humanists, Atheists, and Agnostics.

Video of his acceptance speech is now available online (Izzard appears around the 12:00 mark; the Q&A portion begins at 48:57): [Read more...]

After Critic of Islam Escapes Assassination Attempt, Moderate Muslims Come to His Defense

Lars Hedegaard, head of the Danish Free Press Society, was nearly the victim of an assassination attempt a few weeks ago. When the accusations about who tried to kill him began flying, Muslims extremists were at the top of the list. Hedegaard had made many remarks against Islam (many of them admittedly unfair and despicable) and, in a country where a newspaper’s cartoons featuring the Prophet Mohammad led to worldwide riots, they weren’t exactly unwarranted accusations. [Read more...]

How Has Nobody Created This Product Yet?

Mike Hoey thinks entrepreneurs should really capitalize on products for the religious masses: [Read more...]

Conservative Christian: I’m All for Stopping Bullying, but Teaching LGBT Tolerance to Children Goes Too Far!

In Emily Bazelon‘s new book Sticks and Stones, she writes about the issue of bullying, why it’s a big deal now more than ever before, what bullying is and isn’t, etc. [Read more...]

Texas Republican Legislator: We Need More God and Ten Commandments Displays in Public Schools

Texas state Rep. Phil Stephenson knows his priorities:

Economy? Nah.

Ending the wars? Forget it.

Jesus? Of course!

Stephenson filed a resolution on Monday that would push God and the Ten Commandments into the state’s public schools: [Read more...]


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