I’m a Better Christian Than Those Christians

You know those Saturday Night Live sketches in which Kristen Wiig plays a woman who has to one-up everybody she meets no matter how absurd it gets? Well, here’s what the Fundamentalist Christian version of that character would look like: You don’t believe in kissing before you’re married? Well I don’t believe that married people [Read More...]

‘We Are Atheism’ Campaign Launches

One of the hardest (and most important) things we can do as atheists is come out of the closet and let people know what we stand on the god hypothesis. We’ve seen studies that show that prejudice against atheists decreases as people know (or even just think) there are more of us out there. We’ve [Read More...]

Humanists Doing Good on the Anniversary of 9/11

The Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard is honoring those who lost their lives on 9/11 by taking part in an interfaith charity event. They’re doing something worthwhile, together with representatives from faith-based organizations, to show that we can indeed work together despite the different belief systems involved. Beats the heck out of praying. … remembrance, while [Read More...]

The Cornfields Are Silent and the Goats Are Not on Fire…

You’ve probably heard this by now, but “David Mabus”/Dennis Markuze, the notorious death-threat-spewing, non-sensical-phrasing, email/Twitter spammer is supposedly under arrest. Tim Farley has the extensive breakdown of who “Mabus” is and how this arrest came to be. It’s a very compelling read even if you don’t know what I’m talking about. Like so many other [Read More...]

A Group for Atheist Parents in Chicago

We talk a lot about how to get minorities involved in our groups — but atheist parents of young children are a minority that often gets ignored. A lot of local atheist/skeptic meetings take place in bars, but you can’t bring your children there. There may be conferences you want to attend, but you’d have [Read More...]


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