This is Why Atheists *Should* Teach Their Kids About Santa Claus

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, explains reasons atheists should teach their kids about Santa:

What’s that? You think atheist parents should *not* teach their kids about Santa Claus? Well, there’s a video for that, too!

We’d love to hear your thoughts on the project — more videos will be posted soon — and we’d also appreciate your suggestions as to which questions we ought to tackle next!

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Hawaiian Atheists’ Lawsuit Alleging That Some Churches Paid Unfair Rental Rates at Public Schools Dismissed by Judge

Back in March, Hawaiian atheist activist Mitch Kahle and his partner Holly Huber filed a lawsuit against a number of churches that were renting out worship space at public schools at unfair, low rates over the span of six years resulting in a loss of funds for the state of $5,600,000.

This wasn’t just some frivolous case. Farrington High School was shortchanged approximately $3,200,000 by New Hope Oahu church, money that could’ve been used to fix a roof collapse at the school.

If Kahle and Huber won their lawsuit, the churches could have owed the state up to $16,800,000, three times the amount they owed the schools, if it was found that they knowingly evaded the law.

This week, that lawsuit was thrown out by a judge who claimed the evidence just wasn’t there:

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Remember the Kids Who Protested When Their Gay Administrator was Forced to Resign? This Catholic Wants Them Expelled

A few days ago, upon finding out that Vice Principal Mark Zmuda was forced to resign from Eastside Catholic High School (in Seattle, Washington) for the Jesus-induced crime of being a gay man who married the love of his life, 300 students at the school staged a protest in his honor:

Rebecca Hamilton, a Catholic blogger here on Patheos and a long-time member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, was appalled by what happened.

I mean how dare those administrators, right?! Wait… no. She’s perfectly fine with them. It’s the students she has it out for:

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The Pale Blue Pixel

I don’t know what it was about this freakishly long image thread, but it really put things in perspective…

Click on the Earth to see the full story :)

(Thanks to Kimberly for the link)

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Check Out This Rapper With Atheist-Themed Lyrics

Gary Gibson, Jr., who previously released a hip-hop song about God, has a new song out called “Blackout” and it’s awesome. I don’t know how he packed so many rhymes in it, but he did:

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