Man Sees Hindu Lord Ganesh in Flower

It’s a true story, and because of that, I don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Sam Lal, a Hindu man living in Queens, says that he found an incarnation of the Lord Ganesh in an amaranth plant. That’s not all: Lal said that the ailments that had plagued him for months disappeared. “This formation [Read More...]

North Carolina Republicans Think Atheists Have a Homosexual Agenda

When the North Carolina Republican State Executive Committee (and the Elizabeth Dole campaign) sent out a mailing attacking Dole’s Senate-seat opponent, Kay Hagan, for associating with atheists, they thought they would smear her character. They thought the same thing when they issued a press release criticizing Hagan for attending a fundraiser hosted by atheists. Everything [Read More...]

Quotes of the Day: Bill Donohue Responds to Family Guy

The Catholic League’s Bill Donohue responds to a Family Guy joke about priests who molest little boys by saying this: … While it is true that most of the molesters in the Catholic clergy have been gay, most gay priests are not molesters. Umm… someone please explain that statement to me. My head hurts. Donohue’s [Read More...]

Preparatory Notes for an Atheist’s Death

Reader Paul has been preparing his will and other legal documents just in case anything should happen to him. He sent along his Memorial Preferences stating his final wishes. For whatever reason, the religious folks in his family are none-too-happy about it… I personally like sections 5 and 6(c): Memorial Preferences 1. Notification: Please notify [Read More...]

Explaining Communion to Children

I never went through this as a child, but it’s completely disturbing hearing someone talk about Communion with a straight face as if the wafer really is the body of Jesus: Reader David asks this question: Do you remember how the holy communion and transubstantiation was first explained to you? Do you remember having any [Read More...]