Damon Fowler’s Legacy: No Prayer at His Former High School’s Graduation This Time Around

A year after atheist Damon Fowler fought a losing battle to get prayer out of his Louisiana high school graduation, there’s some great news to report: No moment of silence this year. No public prayer. And no controversy. Those are Damon’s efforts coming to fruition. Bastrop High School won’t thank him for what he did [Read More...]

Can Believers and Atheists Work Together?

I haven’t had a chance to listen to the full audio, but the Rationalist Society of Australia recently released a conversation between interfaith supporter/atheist Chris Stedman, his biggest critic PZ Myers, and ethicist Leslie Cannold in which they discussed the question “Can believers and atheist work together for the common good?” As always, if you [Read More...]

Atheists in Christian Workplaces (Part 3)

Continuing the conversations from here and here, I received this email from an atheist who teaches at a Christian school. If you’d like to share your experience as an atheist in a Christian workplace, please shoot me an email. … I met my husband in church. We had both been raised in fairly conservative, Bible-believing [Read More...]

When Someone Praises God on Facebook…

This is the first in a supposed “commercial” campaign by r/atheism. (Even if that’s not true, consider it a standalone ad.) ***Edit***: Commenters point out this video’s a joke. Glad to hear it. I still think this is a conversation worth having. I think the atheist’s message would’ve been more effective without the CAPS LOCK [Read More...]

We Win! Federal Court Says Town Board’s Prayers Endorsed Christianity

Americans United for Separation of Church and State just scored a big victory. The town of Greece, New York has been opening board meetings with prayers since 1999 thanks to Town Supervisor John Auberger. Sure, they’ve allowed different members of the clergy to deliver the prayers… but virtually all of those clergy members were Christians. [Read More...]