God Doesn’t Have a Plan for Your Life

This is the sort of thinking from “moderate” Christians that I can’t stand. They make stuff up, wrap it in “life-inspiring” packaging, and Christians swallow it whole. Case in point, this post from author Don Miller. I actually liked one of his books a lot. But this post frustrates me. His goal is to say [Read More...]

The Brights Remove Children’s Clothing From Store

This doesn’t sound like a big deal, but I think it deserves a mention. Atheists often talk about how religion brainwashes children before they really have a chance to decide for themselves what they think about religion/god. If you go to Christian merchandising stores, for example, it’s not hard to find Jesus clothing for infants [Read More...]

Our Religious Extremists Aren’t as Bad As Theirs

On last night’s Real Time with Bill Maher, Maher spoke about the problem with extremist Muslims and how, even in America, our religious extremists are nowhere as crazy as those elsewhere in the world who would threaten (or commit) murder over a simple cartoon: (via Mediaite) [Read more...]

University of Illinois Students Draw Muhammad All Over Campus

After the South Park debacle in which Trey Parker and Matt Stone were not allowed to show an image of Muhammad — or even say his name — the Atheists, Agnostics & Freethinkers group at the University of Illinois wanted to show their support for free speech. So they went around campus with chalk and [Read More...]

Was Boobquake Feminist Enough?

The upsides to Jen McCreight‘s Boobquake event: Massive amounts of unintended publicity and the opportunity to ridicule an Iranian cleric who clearly deserved it. The downside: A lot of people said Jen’s idea was a bad one in the name of feminism. (A day for women to make their opposition to the foolish cleric known, [Read More...]