Do We Have an Atheist Senator?!

A couple months ago, I wrote about how, if atheists couldn’t get elected to public office, perhaps they could be appointed. It seems that may have already happened. Ted Kaufman (pictured above) is now the junior Senator from Delaware, replacing Vice President Joe Biden.. The New York Times hints at his potentially non-religious viewpoint: In [Read More...]

FFRF’s Latest Billboard Praises Darwin

It promotes Darwin instead of Dogma: Cute… but the “Praise Darwin” bit is just feeding into the stereotype that atheists treat Darwin as some infallible God. (I’m sure they know that and they did it on purpose.) The billboard was be making the rounds in Madison, Wisconsin… before it heads to (wait for it) Dayton, [Read More...]

The Emotions of Atheists

Valerie Tarico, the author of The Dark Side: How Evangelical Teachings Corrupt Love and Truth, used to be a psychologist. We all know about how atheists are often called “arrogant,” but Tarico writes about how, beneath that label, there are actually a whole host of emotions we have that slip under the radar: EMPATHY Not [Read More...]

Atheist Bus Ads in Italy Are Back… Again

First they were deemed too offensive. But a slogan change means that Genoa, Italy will be seeing an atheist bus ads next month! Just on one bus, though. The old (supposedly offensive) slogan was: “The bad news is that God does not exist. The good news is that you do not need him.” The new [Read More...]

Top 10 Most/Least Religious States in the Country

Gallup just put out the lists of the Top 10 Most Religious States and Top 10 least Religious States in the country. This was based on responses to the question: “Is religion an important part of your daily life?” Can you guess which states are at the top? My guesses were pretty good on that [Read More...]