I Could Use Some Input on the New Book…

I’m about halfway through writing the book about high school atheism, and I would love to get your input on a couple of things… First, I should mention that the audience isn’t only young atheists; it’s anyone who supports them or wants to know about that particular demographic. So that means talking about who they [Read More...]

‘How Can We Help Young Atheists?’ My Speech at the 2012 Freethought Festival

Last spring, the Atheists, Humanists, & Agnostics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison held a Freethought Festival. It was a free conference with tons of speakers — very impressive for any student group to pull off — and they’re planning to do it again next year. (If they invite me, I’m *so* there.) I bring it [Read More...]

The Voice of Chuck E. Cheese Wants You to Accept Jesus

I expect no less from a guy playing a character who looks like he belongs in Christian media… Duncan Brannan (below) played the voice of Chuck E. Cheese for nearly two decades. He was recently let go from that position, but he left his fans — apparently he had fans… — a parting message (PDF): [Read More...]

Before You Head to Chick-Fil-A…

… you should know they gave $1,900,000 to anti-gay groups in 2010. A portion of all the food you’re buying there is being used to impede civil rights for gay people. That brings them to nearly $5,000,000 in bigot funding over the past decade. Good thing I’ve never eaten there before, anyway. (See? Being vegetarian [Read More...]

Is Belief in God Prohibitive or Liberating?

I’ve received a number of emails recently asking why atheists focus so much on Christianity and not Islam. (Short answer: In America, at least, Christians are the ones constantly fighting to turn their private beliefs into public laws, not Muslims.) Anyway, reader Richard passed along this video of a debate between physicist Lawrence Krauss and [Read More...]


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