Why Does Everyone Hate the Atheist Voodoo Doll…?

The American Humanist Association recently uploaded several videos from its recent conference in Denver, and there’s a segment of researcher Will Gervais‘ speech that I really wanted to highlight.

It begins at the 37:20 mark. Gervais wonders what the consequences of anti-atheist prejudice are, so he conducted an experiment in which participants were allowed to put pins in voodoo dolls after some prompting. There was a gay doll, Muslim doll, atheist doll, and religious doll. (I’m obviously simplifying a much more complex study.)

Turns out people wanted to stick a lot more pins in what they believed was the atheist doll.

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After “Auditing” the Field Museum, Megan Fox Visits the Creation Museum

When I had a conversation with Megan Fox, the science “skeptic” who audited an evolution exhibit at the Field Museum, one of the most interesting moments to me was when she said she planned to visit the Creation Museum.

No kidding, I thought. I would *love* to watch a video of you going through those exhibits.

I wanted to know if she would apply the same sort of “skepticism” over there. It would be a breeze, really, since there’s plenty to criticize. (I would know. I’ve been there twice.)

My hopes weren’t exactly high… but I was still curious.

Well, Megan has finally started posting videos of her trip:

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Two Girls Sat Out Part of a Soccer Tournament Because Muslim Players Refused to Compete Against Them

It’s not very often we see Catholics in the news for doing the morally correct thing, but they deserve credit this time.

It has to do with this rule for kids playing sports:

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Another Compilation of Daniel Dennett’s Best Arguments and Retorts

Here’s another excellent compilation of Daniel Dennett‘s best arguments and comebacks:

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Seminary President Films Video for Openly Secular Campaign

Following in the footsteps of Rep. Barney Frank, Penn & Teller, Bill Maher, Julia Sweeney, and members of the symphonic metal band Nightwish, President of the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Danny Akin has recorded a video explaining why he’s “openly secular”:

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