The American Family Association just released a short film called “Aaron.”
If you watch the first three minutes of it, you see it’s about a birthday boy and a kidnapping. It’s disturbing and sad and emotional…
If you watch the last two minutes of it, you’ll realize the bait-and-switch pulled by the AFA. It’s seriously sick how the Christian group tries to manipulate your fragile emotions to suit their purposes: [Read more...]
Later tonight, I’ll be heading to Skepticon 5, the free/massive/awesome/student-run/skeptic/atheist conference, in Springfield, Missouri.
Last year, I gave a talk about math. This year, the organizers are clearly punishing me by having me follow the incredible science/math writer Jennifer Ouellette. Punks.
Anyway, if you’re unable to be there in person, the Skepticon team has announced they will be live-streaming all the talks! [Read more...]
When I ran my college atheist group, it was a triumph when we brought in one awesome speaker.
When I heard that the Atheists, Humanists, & Agnostics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison were running their own conference last year (and again this coming year), I thought that was about as good as it could get.
They’ve just blown out whatever glass ceiling might have been in place. [Read more...]