The Creation Museum Just Got Updated…

If you’ve ever visited the Creation Museum (as I have… twice… WTF?), then you no doubt remember the Hallway of Doom. This is the dark hallway with creepy red lighting and disturbing background noise… and a collage of magazine articles on the wall explaining what happens when God’s out of the picture and everyone is [Read More…]

Survey Says: Atheism is on the Rise Worldwide (and in America)

A new global survey on religiosity (PDF) by WIN-Gallup International has two big findings: First, the United States has gone from being 1% godless in 2005 to 5% in 2012. (The percentage of people simply calling themselves non-religious is 30%, significantly higher than ever before.) That jumps us up quite a bit on the Global [Read More…]

Another Burnt Out Atheist

A few weeks ago, I talked about burnout over at Teen Skepchick, where I also contribute. It got reposted a few times, I saw some discussion on Facebook and Twitter about the toll activism can take on people. But, you know? I don’t think I’ve been having it so hard. Natalie Reed, a contributor to [Read More…]

Southern Baptists: Let’s Reach out to Sikh Community… by Converting Them

The North American Mission Board — a Southern Baptist group hell-bent on converting everyone — says the best way to reach out to the Sikh community following Sunday’s temple shooting is by getting them to drop their faith and adopt Christianity: “We have an opportunity now to turn this very sad situation into a life-changing [Read More…]

How the Atheist Movement Failed Me – Part 1: Cost

When I finally realized that I was an atheist, after months and months of reading, listening to lectures and debates, and countless conversations, I had never felt more relieved or liberated. Arriving at atheism was the “rebirth” of my mind that Christianity had always failed to deliver; for the first time in my life, I [Read More…]


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