See? That Mass Murder Confirmed What I Already Believed!

DarkMatter2525‘s latest video sheds light on a disappointing truth in our society. When a tragedy occurs and people die, so many of us seem to care only about whether the killer’s identity supports our preconceived social/political/religious beliefs.

The lives of the dead — and anything else for that matter — become afterthoughts.

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Friendly Atheist Podcast Episode 57: Vyckie Garrison, Founder of No Longer Qivering

Our latest podcast guest is Vyckie Garrison, the founding editor of No Longer Qivering, a website based upon the “quiverfull” lifestyle that she left years ago. (Why that spelling? Because, she says, there’s no “you” in quivering.)

She was also named American Atheists’ 2015 Atheist of the Year.

Jessica spoke with Vyckie about how she left the movement made famous by the Duggar family, whether her children are still religious, and why patriarchal thinking hurts men as well as women.

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Author of Awkward Moments Children’s Bible Cancels Similar Qur’an-Themed Project

Horus Gilgamesh is the author of the Awkward Moments (Not Found In Your Average) Children’s Bible, which documents many of the Bible’s little-known verses.

After writing that book and a sequel, he decided to do something *really* blasphemous: create a similar book focusing on the Qur’an.

Unfortunately, the Awkward Moments (Not Found In Your Average) Kid’s Koran won’t be coming out anytime soon since he’s decided to pull the plug on the project:

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Here Are a Bunch of Christians Telling @Caitlyn_Jenner She Needs Jesus in Her Life

Caitlyn Jenner made her debut today on the cover of Vanity Fair:

Some Christians on Twitter have a message for her:

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Pastor Who Thinks He Raised Man from the Dead Has an Anonymous Doctor’s Note to Back Up His Story

A few days ago, I wrote about Pastor Robby Dawkins (no relation to Richard) and how he thinks he helped raise someone from the dead (with God’s help, of course).

In short, Dawkins said a man started convulsing as he was about to give a sermon. Dawkins ran to the man’s side, rebuked the “spirit of death,” and helped the man recover!

That man’s sister, however, refutes the entire story. She says he was simply having a seizure. While he needed hospitalization, he was never dead. She went on to claim that the pastor of the church that invited Dawkins to speak even apologized for bringing him there.

Now, Dawkins is trying to do damage control, and it’s hilarious.

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