Mitt Romney’s Ultimate Plan…

I knew it! My fellow Americans, can I have a moment of your time? It would appear that, following yesterday’s leaking of a video that shows me effectively writing off half the nation’s voters, we can pretty safely say my presidential campaign has come to an end. Oh, technically it may still exist, sure, but [Read More...]

Sam Harris on the Freedom to Criticize Religious Beliefs

Sam Harris‘ latest piece, “On the Freedom to Offend an Imaginary God,” has only been up for a few hours, but it’s spreading fast (and crashing his servers, apparently). In it, he denounces those who stress “religious sensitivity” to Muslims in response to the “Innocence of Muslims” video instead of full-blown support for free speech: [Read More...]

Richard Dawkins Receives ‘Services to Humanism’ Award from British Humanist Association

Recently,Richard Dawkins received the 2012 “Services to Humanism” award from the British Humanist Association. In his acceptance speech, he talked about the importance of science education and proposed a new college degree… … with evolution at the centre, branching out into philosophy, economics, engineering, medicine, agriculture, social science, linguistics, physics, cosmology, computer science, and more… [Read More...]

Last Chance to Vote to Help Some Great Atheist Organizations

This is the last chance to sit on your butt while making a huge difference. Voting for the Chase Community Giving Program ends tonight at midnight and the Secular Student Alliance, Camp Quest, and Foundation Beyond Belief all have a chance at winning lots of money. As of this writing, the SSA is *barely* hanging [Read More...]

Cheerleaders at Texas High School Angry Because They Can’t Hold Up Biblical Run-Through Signs at Football Games

At a lot of high school football games, to pump up the crowd and the players, the cheerleaders hold some sort of large paper sign in front of the tunnel and the players *burst* through it as they make their way onto the field. If you’re in Kountze, Texas, though, the signs look very out [Read More...]


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