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Last week, I recorded an episode of The Malcontent’s Gambit podcast and we talked about the importance of the Internet to atheism, the Atheism+ “controversy,” Jainism, and plenty more. The episode’s finally up so give it a listen Many thanks to host Alan Litchfield for the fun conversation. I also recorded a podcast with Carl [Read More...]

Mitt Romney: ‘I Will Not Take God Off Our Coins’

At a campaign stop today, Mitt Romney made sure everyone knew he was the candidate for the Religious Right. With Pat Robertson behind him, Romney explained how he would never do the things… that Obama has never done either… “That pledge says ‘under God.’ I will not take ‘God’ out of the name of our [Read More...]

Lead Singer of The Killers: Richard Dawkins Should ‘Do His Research’ on Mormonism

Thing I did not know: Brandon Flowers, the lead singer of The Killers, is Mormon. Thing I did know: Richard Dawkins is not. It takes a while to get going, but watch Dawkins deliver the smackdown to Flowers on the Norwegian-Swedish talk show “Skavlan,” around the 7:07 mark in the first video: (Thanks to MegaZeus [Read More...]

Ken Ham Challenges Bill Nye to a Debate

Bill Nye made a video advocating for evolution. The Creation Museum made videos responding to Nye… and now Ken Ham is throwing down an imaginary gauntlet: … Dr. [Georgia] Purdom stated to the Christian Post, [an evolution-creation debate] “could be held at a public university, using an impartial moderator. I would think that someone as [Read More...]

Christian Right Leader: The Secular Coalition for America Wants to Take Away Christians’ First Amendment Rights

After the Secular Coalition for America announced it would be expanding into Washington, D.C., Tom McClusky of the D.C.-based Family Research Council had some choice words for them: “The national group already seems to want to make sure that those with religious beliefs don’t get the first amendment rights that are granted to them,” Tom [Read More...]