Last night, Daniel Tosh made his pitch to become Scientology’s next pitchman:
For Darwin Day, Richard Dawkins answered questions about evolution for his viewers. The latest one discusses how learned behavior evolves into inherited instinct:
Well, this is different.
We’re all familiar with the impact of the New Atheists, but what did non-belief look like in the early years of the United States?
Peter Manseau, the religion scholar who co-authored Killing the Buddha: A Heretic’s Bible, has written a book about our country’s spiritual history that doesn’t just focus on the usual Christian voices.
It’s called One Nation, Under Gods: A New American History.
In the excerpt below, Manseau talks about what atheism looked like more than two centuries ago: