Sam Harris is Crowdsourcing Changes to His Next Book (Prizes Are Involved)

In 2011, Sam Harris released a long essay called “Lying.” It was available as a Kindle single, but not as a physical book.

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Atheist Cop Gets Demoted to Car-Washer After Refusing to Lead Prayer

Alvin Marrero-Méndez is an atheist and a cop from Puerto Rico. Those two worlds collided a year ago when he and 40 of his colleagues met up to decide how to handle issues in Carolina (in the northern part of Puerto Rico).

It was at that meeting when Commander Guillermo Calixto-Rodríguez asked for a volunteer to lead the group in prayer (PDF): [Read more...]

Atheist Isn’t Allowed to Give Invocation at County Meeting Because He’s Not Part of a Tax-Exempt Religious Institution

It was last summer when two young atheists tried to put a stop to the Christian prayers being recited at meetings of the Hamilton County Commissioners (in Tennessee) by filing a lawsuit:

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A Skeptic’s Journey With Chronic Illness

Although she’s very young, Ania Bula has dealt with Psoriatic Arthritis and Crohn’s Disease. With those illnesses come a host of people who think they have a quick cure:

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Richard Dawkins’ Next Book Now Available for Pre-Order

Richard Dawkins‘ next book was projected for release in the fall of 2014, but it appears that those reports were off by about a full year:

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