‘Anti-Science’: a Rap Song About Atheism

Here’s a new song by atheist rapper Tombstone Da Deadman (some NSFW lyrics). Tombstone previous sang “Beyond Reason.” My favorite lines: Labeled an atheist but I don’t need a lexicon To find a word that signifies I don’t believe in leprechauns. I also like the Sam Harris interlude — If only they could get him [Read More...]

Sean Faircloth’s Upcoming Book

Sean Faircloth, Executive Director of the Secular Coalition for America, has a book coming out in early 2012! It’s called Attack of the Theocrats! How the Religious Right Harms Us All — and What We Can Do About It. I’ve only seen the cover but I’m already excited — sorry for the blurry image but [Read More...]

Talking About Maths with Jamila Bey

Last month, I did an interview with Jamila Bey for The Voice of Russia radio in which we talked about how to get math students to think more critically and creatively in American public schools. (In other words, this has nothing to do with atheism.) If you’re interested, you can listen to the interview here. [Read More...]

Vegetarians: Would You Eat Meat If Animals Didn’t Have to Die for It?

I support stem-cell research. And I oppose killing animals for food when alternatives are readily available (even if they’re “humanely killed”). I’m 28 and I’ve still never (purposely) eaten beef or fried chicken or turkey on Thanksgiving or fish or… you get the point. It used to be for religious reasons, but for most of [Read More...]

You’ll Never Believe Why This Church Closed Its Food Bank

***Update***: This story is from 2000, just FYI. Thanks to everyone who pointed that out. … Just read the headline: The gist of that particular article is that Unity Truth Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba created a food bank to help feed the hungry — a wonderful gesture by any group of people — but they’re [Read More...]