Why Religion is Like Mark Sanchez

In this week’s issue of the New Yorker, James Surowiecki digs into the frustrating problem now confronting the New York Jets: They owe less-than-stellar quarterback Mark Sanchez $8,250,000 next year whether or not he plays… but he’s not playing well at all. What should they do? Stick with him and hope he improves or go with a different quarterback (Tim Tebow?) altogether? [Read more...]

1,000+ Catholic Priests Just Signed a Petition… Guess What It Was About?

Over 1,000 leaders in the Catholic Church — “almost a [quarter] of all Catholic priests in England and Wales” — just signed a petition against same-sex marriage: [Read more...]

Job Openings in the Atheist Movement

The American Humanist Association (based in Washington, D.C.) is looking for a Web Content Manager and a Communications Assistant.

The Secular Student Alliance (based in Columbus, Ohio) is looking for a Development Director.

Deadlines are approaching soon, so check out those listings if you’re interested! [Read more...]

U.S. Navy Ship Hoists Christian Flag Above American Flag

Who knew Navy ships were Christian…?

I don’t care if a group of Christian naval officers hold a worship service for themselves. They have that right.

But I’ve never seen a Muslim or atheist or Hindu or Jewish or any non-Christian symbol hoisted above the American flag before, certainly not on one of our Navy’s vessels. [Read more...]

That Awkward Moment When a Book Review Becomes a Chance to Blame Atheists for School Shootings

The Creation Museum’s Dr. Georgia Purdom recently came across a copy of a book by Bill Murray, the son of American Atheists founder Madalyn Murray O’Hair. Bill was was raised without religion but became a born-again Christian later in life. [Read more...]


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