Paul Kurtz Resigns from Center For Inquiry

***Update***: Many current CFI staffers and local advisory board members (independent from CFI management and Board of Directors) have signed a “Letter of Gratitude,” thanking Paul Kurtz for all he has done. We, the undersigned CFI staff and local advisory board members, wish to express our profound gratitude to Paul Kurtz for his many decades [Read More...]

They Took a Vow of Secrecy?!

Everytime it seems like the Catholic Church child-raping scandal can’t possibly get any worse, some new story turns up. In 1975, young victims of sexual abuse were told to sign “vows of silence” that they wouldn’t speak out against Father Brendan Smyth. Cardinal Sean Brady was in the room when that happened and said nothing. [Read More...]

Bad News: Greensboro Mayor Gets Rid of Moment of Silence…

***Update***: Joshua Deaton and other members of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Atheists/Agnostics/Skeptics attended last night’s city council meeting to voice their opposition to the invocations. Here is Joshua’s speech: … Bill Knight is the mayor of Greensboro, North Carolina and he’s decided to do away with moments of silence before city council [Read More...]

Bill Maher Did Not Insult Your Mom

In case you missed Real Time with Bill Maher last week, you missed a long discussion on religion with conservative atheist S.E. Cupp and the other panelists: Maher made his usual points: That religious people are delusional. Cupp — who seems to use conservative Christian talking points in her attempt to defend religion — argued [Read More...]

You Have an Eraser… Use It

David Hayward documents a conversation between someone who questions faith and someone who thinks “doubt” is a four-letter word: (via nakedpastor) [Read more...]