American Atheists Will Provide Childcare at Annual Convention

Over the past few years, there’s been a push to make atheist conventions more worthwhile for families and parents to attend. For their 50th anniversary convention this March in Austin, Texas, American Atheists will be providing childcare options for parents (thanks to the help of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science): [Read more...]

Prometheus Books is Partnering Up with Random House Publisher Services

Prometheus just entered into a major agreement with Random House Publisher Services (RHPS) that will broaden its reach while still allowing the mid-sized publishing house to remain independent: [Read more...]

Does the Irrationality of Religion Even Matter?

In Jared Diamond‘s new book The World Until Yesterday, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author writes about how our species’ past practices and traditions can give us insight into the present and future.

Salon excerpted a particular chapter dealing with religion and offers an explanation as to why religion is still such a powerful force today (spoiler: It strengthens community ties): [Read more...]

That’s Gonna Be One Awkward Flight…

Martin Rowson responds to today’s ruling by the European Court of Human Rights:

(via New Humanist) [Read more...]

Young Atheist Blogger Stabbed in Bangladesh

A 29-year-old Bangladeshi man is in critical condition after getting attacked: [Read more...]


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