Sam Harris Responds to Criticism on his Sarah Palin Piece

Sam Harris, author of Letter to a Christian Nation, published an opinion piece on Sarah Palin in the Los Angeles Times today: McCain has so little respect for the presidency of the United States that he is willing to put the girl next door (soon, too, to be a grandma) into office beside him. He [Read More...]

What’s the (Most Recent) Dumb Thing You’ve Done?

There are always many dumb things to choose from. But we’re going for “recent” here. Chris got a lot of entertaining responses. I’m sure readers here can top them (via Cynical-C Blog) [Read more...]

How Biblical is this Church?

Granger Community Church near South Bend, Indiana recently surveyed their members. They wanted to know the actual beliefs of the congregation. Among the surprising results were the following: 57% of attendees do not believe in the authority of the Bible. 56% of attendees do not believe that Jesus is the only way to eternal life. [Read More...]

Friendly Atheist Contest #35: What Events Are Atheists Not Invited To?

Last time, I ran this contest: Atheists were not invited to the Democratic National Convention’s Interfaith Gathering. What other events are atheists not being invited to? Why not? Here are the Top 3 events (with submitters): 3| Ecuador’s 11th Annual Curved Yellow Fruit Enthusiast Convention: too many atheist attendees experiencing horrendous nightmares. (Anthony) 2| Baby [Read More...]

Only Because You Were Wondering

I know you stay up late at night asking: What religion is Amy Winehouse? You can go to bed now. She’s a Buddhist. A source said: “One of her musicians introduced Amy to Buddhist chanting. She chants for ten minutes in the mornings and just before she sleeps. “Amy has also been watching the interview [Read More...]