Atheists and Christians Cooperate and Help Others in New Orleans

Ashley Paramore, president of the Students For Freethought at The Ohio State University (“The best damned group on campus”), is going on a special trip during her Spring Break next week with several of her atheist group members. And their Christian friends: How wonderful is that — they’ll be rebuilding homes in New Orleans with [Read More...]

One Upside to the Pope’s Comments

There’s one good thing about the Pope’s absurd comments lately. People are leaving the Catholic Church. Well, at least blogger Jim Gardner is… but surely he’s not alone. He needs to go through a “formal act of defection” first: Roman Catholic canon law allows a process known as a “formal act of defection” from the [Read More...]

Interview with Kevin Roose, Author of The Unlikely Disciple

Before I talk about Kevin Roose‘s excellent new book, The Unlikely Disciple, let me remind you of this clip from Real Time with Bill Maher: Remember that sense of anger you felt every time Jerry Falwell made any sort of public statement? Maybe, like Maher, you weren’t all that sad when he passed away. Kevin [Read More...]

Atheists Are Taking Over Buildings Now

Atheist buses? Those are *so* 2008. We’ve moved on to buildings now. The sign says (in Spanish): “Probablemente Dios no existe. Deja de preocuparte y disfruta la vida” which basically translates to the classical version of the atheist buses in London: “There’s probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life.” Here’s the basic [Read More...]

Anyone Listen to Rush Limbaugh?

Because Rush Limbaugh says you do. Here’s a partial transcript from March 20th (emphasis mine): Something else that I want some of you to think about, and I know that many in this audience — not all — but I know that some of you in this audience are part of the mob. Some of [Read More...]