John Edward’s New Psychic Website “Infinite Quest” Scams the Gullible

John Edward, the “psychic” and “biggest douche in the universe,” has started a website to scam gullible people called Infinite Quest. What pseudo-scientific categories are discussed on the site? Astrology, Numerology, Tarot, Psychic, Reincarnation, etc. Just like his TV show, it targets people who are depressed and vulnerable, who would rather get false hope than [Read More...]

Anything But “Atheist”

In Letting Go of God, Julia Sweeney talks about her parents finding out about her atheism. She says: “I think my parents had been mildly disappointed when I told them I didn’t believe in God anymore, but being an ‘atheist’ was another thing altogether!” That’s the idea behind this cartoon: (via Atheist Cartoons) [Read more...]

Atheist Nexus Turns 1

This week marks the first anniversary of Atheist Nexus, an online social networking site. There are over 9,000 members right now, but they are trying to reach 10,000! If you haven’t joined, you should consider it. If you’re a member, please consider inviting your friends. Joining A|N is free and I can attest to the [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Tried to Stop an Anti-Religious Rant Among Friends

Dear Richard, I recently found myself in an awkward, social situation. I was sitting in a public place with a small group of people who all knew each other, at least well enough to match names to faces. Some around the table were theists and some were not. One person mentioned a news story about [Read More...]

Is It Normal for God to Pop Up in Atheists’ Thoughts?

Reader Bob has noticed himself doing something I figure many atheists do: When I think about family and friends, I will often think to myself, “God bless ’em” when I am worried about them. This is not said out loud; it is just a personal thought toward the person I am thinking of, a long [Read More...]