A Positive Article About an Atheist Professor

When you hear the phrase “atheist professor,” maybe this often-forwarded, untrue email comes to mind. Dr. Hector Avalos is an atheist professor and an overall good guy — an educator who isn’t biased against religious students, a Bible scholar with several books to his name, and the faculty sponsor of the Iowa State University Atheist [Read More...]

Letter to America from an Atheist in a Foxhole

Jordan Elias has a short-but-excellent open letter to America about being an atheist in a foxhole: You will not vote for me for public office, but you will let me fight your battles. You will not let me teach your children, but you will let me protect them. You will not listen when I speak, [Read More...]

A Visual Representation of Biblical Contradictions

How do you keep Christians busy for a long, long time? Get some ink and paper, print this massive PDF collection of biblical contradictions, and have them explain it. Courtesy of Sam Harris‘ Reason Project: (Thanks to everyone for the link!) [Read more...]

Is Bill O’Reilly On Our Side Now?

***Update***: Here’s a clip of the segment (Thanks, Pengui!): … On his show Wednesday, Bill O’Reilly discussed the American Humanist Association’s Consider Humanism campaign with Juliet Huddy. Here’s how it went down according to the O’Reilly Factor website: Juliet Huddy came in to look at some attention-getting videos. One of them was a commercial from [Read More...]

Going Godless in the Black Community

Sikivu Hutchinson writes about the L.A. Black Skeptics’ first “Going Godless in the Black Community” roundtable. Fifteen atheist/humanists from a broad array of backgrounds, ages and world views attended. The discussion ranged from critiques of the influence of hyper-religiosity in the African American community to practical strategies for developing humanist resources and social welfare institutions… [Read More...]