The Winning Strategy for Atheists

The Internet Monk has a message for his fellow Christians (emphasis his). Write this down: When the coming evangelical collapse happens, and especially when thousands of our young people bolt for non-believer status, a lot of it will be COMPLETELY DESERVED. … You see, evangelicals have made such outrageous assumptions and promises about happiness, healing, [Read More...]

Article About James Randi and JREF

***Update***: A few changes have been made to this posting since I first put it up. … Here’s an extensive article about James Randi and JREF, courtesy of Michael J. Mooney of The Riverfront Times, an alternative newspaper in St. Louis. The highlight of the weekend for most of the skeptics here is the chance [Read More...]

Another Faith Healing Death

17-year-old Zachery Swezey died of a ruptured appendix a few months ago… his body got warmer, he began vomiting, and he suffered from severe diarrhea. What did his parents do about all this? During those three days, aunts, uncles and grandparents came to his bedside to pray. On March 17, his father did not call [Read More...]

Ohio Public School District Values “Belief in God”; FFRF Responds

This is one of the many reasons I like the Freedom From Religion Foundation: Even when they could easily win a lawsuit, that is their last option. It’s partly strategic (FFRF resources can then be used on other cases) and partly sympathetic (Do you not know the law? Let us educate you). Lake Local Schools [Read More...]

Jaycee Lee Dugard’s Kidnapper Found While Proselytizing

Over the past couple days, you may have heard the story of Jaycee Lee Dugard, the woman who was abducted at the age of 11 and kept in captivity for 18 years. During that time, she was raped and gave birth to two children (one child was born when Dugard was only 14). The kidnapper [Read More...]