America Is Not a Christian Nation

Seth Andrews, The Thinking Atheist, tackles the right-wing talking point that America is a “Christian nation”… whatever that means: The most important rebuttals begin at the 1:35 mark. [Read more...]

Mitt Romney’s Ultimate Plan…

I knew it! My fellow Americans, can I have a moment of your time? It would appear that, following yesterday’s leaking of a video that shows me effectively writing off half the nation’s voters, we can pretty safely say my presidential campaign has come to an end. Oh, technically it may still exist, sure, but [Read More...]

Sam Harris on the Freedom to Criticize Religious Beliefs

Sam Harris‘ latest piece, “On the Freedom to Offend an Imaginary God,” has only been up for a few hours, but it’s spreading fast (and crashing his servers, apparently). In it, he denounces those who stress “religious sensitivity” to Muslims in response to the “Innocence of Muslims” video instead of full-blown support for free speech: [Read More...]

Richard Dawkins Receives ‘Services to Humanism’ Award from British Humanist Association

Recently,Richard Dawkins received the 2012 “Services to Humanism” award from the British Humanist Association. In his acceptance speech, he talked about the importance of science education and proposed a new college degree… … with evolution at the centre, branching out into philosophy, economics, engineering, medicine, agriculture, social science, linguistics, physics, cosmology, computer science, and more… [Read More...]

Last Chance to Vote to Help Some Great Atheist Organizations

This is the last chance to sit on your butt while making a huge difference. Voting for the Chase Community Giving Program ends tonight at midnight and the Secular Student Alliance, Camp Quest, and Foundation Beyond Belief all have a chance at winning lots of money. As of this writing, the SSA is *barely* hanging [Read More...]


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