What is Holy to Non-Religious People?

Using dialogue from Inherit the Wind, the movie about the Scopes Monkey Trial, Fibbs1701 made this powerful video answering the question “What is Holy?” (from an atheist’s perspective): The scene features lawyer Henry Drummond (played by Spencer Tracy) questioning Bible expert Matthew Harrison Brady (played by Fredric March). Here’s the transcript: Brady: “Is it possible [Read More...]

Richard Dawkins’ Eulogy for Christopher Hitchens

At the Global Atheist Convention in Melbourne, Richard Dawkins offered a tribute to Christopher Hitchens: As always, if there are any bits we should pay special attention to, just leave the timestamp and a summary in the comments. (via Token Skeptic) [Read more...]

Going to Church for Your Spouse

I imagine there are a lot of people who could have written this secret… How many of you have done that? (via PostSecret) [Read more...]

What the Contraception Debate is Really About

Mike Luckovich of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution explains: [Read more...]

Sam Harris and Bruce Schneier’s Debate on Profiling Muslims at the Airport

What do you do when you’re sitting in an airport waiting for your delayed flight? Read all 13,000+ words of the ongoing debate on the efficacy of profiling Muslims at airport security checkpoints between Sam Harris (We’d be crazy not to profile them!) and Bruce Schneier (You have no idea what you’re talking about). In [Read More...]