What is ‘Secularism’?

QualiaSoup explains the answer in a beautiful way, as he always does. It’s UK-centric, but the principles still apply in America: Here’s one of the screenshots. See if you can guess who supports a secular government [Read more...]

This Is What Happens When I Miss TAM

True story: My sister texts me the other night saying she’s in Vegas and can I get her into Penn & Teller’s magic show? Because I’m an atheist so I automatically get free tickets, right? I tell her I can’t, but that Penn is probably doing his Doughnut and Bacon party at The Amazing Meeting [Read More...]

It’s Only Temporary

Seen in today’s PostSecret: Atheism is the only logical explanation and it can completely mess with you. It takes away any hopes of an afterlife. It removes the possibility that people who are no longer alive are watching over you. It means that your prayers won’t be (and never have been) answered. But once you [Read More...]

Help Re-Defeat PZ Myers… and Support Camp Quest

Last year, a group of bloggers raised money for Camp Quest… it was PZ Myers versus all the rest of us. And the rest of us defeated him! (And then we danced. Appropriately.) This year, we’re taking PZ down again: Why should you support Camp Quest? To quote CQ Executive Director Amanda Metskas: Camp Quest [Read More...]

Millennials Are Doubting God and College Atheist Groups Are Helping Ease Them Out of Faith

Why are campus atheist groups so important? Why is the Secular Student Alliance so vital to their growth? Dustin Wyatt has a long article in the Spartanburg Herald-Journal explaining the answers. It’s a lot of soundbytes and not much in the way of analysis, but the quotations are all in our favor: “I used to [Read More...]