A Few Conference Highlights

While there were many fantastic speakers at the World Humanist Congress, this was the first time that most of my personal highlights took place outside the lecture halls and breakaway sessions. (Lobbying Congress on behalf of the rights of the non-religious and church/state separation makes for some entertaining stories.) Some of the more memorable moments [Read More...]

Raising Freethinkers

Dale McGowan‘s new book, Raising Freethinkers, won’t be released until early next year. But if you start today, you can conceive and produce a child around the time the book comes out in late February. If that’s not possible, you can at least see the cover now: I like it! My only issue is that [Read More...]

Barack: Stop Playing with the Monkey God

Why is Barack Obama carrying all sorts of $&%# in his pocket for good luck? It makes him look like Dennis Kucinich… Caption from Time: Amongst the things that Barack Obama carries for good luck are a bracelet belonging to a soldier deployed in Iraq, a gambler’s lucky chit, a tiny monkey god and a [Read More...]

Greatest Tattoo EVER

One of the guests at the World Humanist Congress showed me a tattoo located on his arm. It says “Heretic” though it takes a second to see that: But wait! That’s not all! Rotate it 180 degrees… Has your mind been blown yet? I love ambigrams. I feel a sudden urge to go reread Angels [Read More...]

Which Secret Will the Person Tell?

Which would be a greater shock to this person’s parents…? (via PostSecret) [tags]atheist, atheism, Barack Obama[/tags] [Read more...]