Let’s Thank the Extremists

What turned you into an atheist? A trusted friend who steered you in the right direction? Actually reading the Bible for once? Or was it the fact that you just got turned off by the “extremists” in your faith? Not necessarily the murderers or the suicide bombers, but the people who just give the faith [Read More...]

The Atheists Should Have Been Better Skeptics

The Backyard Skeptics in Orange County, California — no strangers to controversy — just put up this billboard yesterday afternoon: “I do not find in Christianity one redeeming feature. It is founded on fables and mythology.” — Thomas Jefferson That’s a pretty powerful statement. A Founding Father arguing that Christianity is based on lies? Damn. [Read More...]

Now, the American Cancer Society is Just Lying…

The other night, the American Cancer Society put out yet another note on their Facebook page trying to defend their actions in rejecting an atheist National Team. It’s full of lies. First, their message: We want to apologize to all those who come to our Facebook community to either support the American Cancer Society or [Read More...]

Why Do Kids Ask Such Logical Questions?

Somewhere, the priest is muttering, “I would have gotten away with it, too, if it hadn’t been for you meddling kids!” You can read the rest of the comic here. [Read more...]

James van Praagh Can’t Talk to Dead People

Con artist James van Praagh says he can talk to dead people once they’ve “crossed over”… but for some reason, he has trouble speaking to zombies when they’re a few feet away from him. The James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF) brought a small horde of costumed ‘zombies,’ carrying signs reading “Van Praaaaaaagh” and “talk to [Read More...]