50 Years Ago Today, the Supreme Court Declared That Prayer in Public School was Unconstitutional

At some point today, atheists everywhere ought to celebrate the 50th anniversary of a major Supreme Court decision — Engel v. Vitale — that helped get prayer out of public schools. Back then, a school district in New York had students recite this prayer (voluntarily) at the beginning of each school day: “Almighty God, we [Read More…]

AronRa: Faith is Not a Virtue

AronRa is well known in the YouTube atheist community for his epic anti-Creationist take-downs. Lately, however, he’s decided to go to the root of the problem: faith, or the belief in things without evidence. Ultimately, he says, if we are to succeed as skeptics, and not simply replace religion with hippy-dippy homeopathic “spiritual” gobbledygook, it [Read More…]

The Invisible War: A Documentary on Sexual Assault in the U.S. Military

A new documentary called The Invisible War by Academy Award-nominated director Kirby Dick has just come out in theaters. The film tackles the issue of sexual assault in the U.S. military, and how it has come to be a systemic concern. Check out the trailer here: From the MSNBC interview with the director and producer: [Read More…]

Why Should We Listen To The Pope?

Need a giggle? ¬†Check out this 2009 video from YoungCatholicMinute.com: Adam is shoving some foodstuffs into the washing machine. Guy B: Adam! ¬†What are you doing? A: I’m trying to wash my groceries, but I think it’s broken! B: Yeah, because you put your groceries in you wa– A: Don’t you try tell me how [Read More…]

The Tomatoes Are Too Damn Christian

A poe-worthy fundamentalist Islamic group called the Popular Egyptian Islamic Association recently advised followers not to eat tomatoes because they’re just too Christian. I mean, LOOK AT THE CROSS! The group posted a photo on its page of a tomato — which appears to reveal the shape of a cross after being cut in half [Read More…]


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