The Cause of the Fire…?

I’m not happy that a church in Oregon caught fire. But the headline for this article is just too good not to mention… Burning bush ignites Woodburn church You’re all going to a non-existent Hell for laughing at that. (Thanks to Erin for the link!) [Read more...]

The South Park Creators at TAM5

The creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, appeared at The Amazing Meeting 5 a few years ago. It was the first TAM I attended (until TAM8 this past summer) and it was definitely one of the highlights. So many people can say this, but these guys are heroes to me. JREF had [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Atheist Sister Wants to Help Her Younger Brother in India

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, I really enjoy reading your column on Friendly Atheist. I think it is so helpful to have someone advise people from an alternative point of view. That was one of the first blogs that I started reading when I started feeling like an [Read More...]

A Response to the Kentucky Atheist Billboard

A few weeks ago, the Louisville Coalition of Reason put up an atheist billboard in Kentucky. Why is it a useful, needed ad? Because in the South, people don’t always know that atheists exist. A sign like this can function as a welcoming message for other non-theists, directing them to a website listing various local [Read More...]

Dr. Atheist Wants to Kill You Faster, Says Guardian Article

A new study in the Journal of Medical Ethics says: … doctors who described themselves as non-religious were more likely than others to report having given continuous deep sedation until death, having taken decisions they expected or partly intended to end life, and to have discussed these decisions with patients judged to have the capacity [Read More...]