Dan Barker on ‘Life Driven Purpose’

In his talk at the Global Atheist Convention in Melbourne, Dan Barker put a twist on Pastor Rick Warren‘s popular phrase and gave a talk on “Life Driven Purpose“: As always, if there are any bits we should pay special attention to, just leave the timestamp and a summary in the comments. [Read more…]

Brazilian TV Host Rails Against Atheists

There’s so much wrong with this video, but let me set it up for you. ***Edit***: The video is from July of 2010. Still crazy, but it’s not something recent. José Luiz Datena is the host of Brasil Urgente, a primetime show in Brazil. In the clip below, he reports on a crime in which [Read More…]

Who Needs A Coach When You Have Prayer?

Marathon runner Ryan Hall has had a rough year. He developed plantar fasciitis on his left foot, which lead to a hamstring injury (causing him to drop out of the Olympic Marathon), which lead to a quad injury, which means he’s missing the New York City Marathon this November.  He hasn’t been able to run for three [Read More…]

BBC World Service Explores ‘Atheists in Black America’

This weekend, BBC World Service is airing an audio segment on “Atheists in Black America.” Today, many African-Americans see anything short of embracing religion as not just heretical but a denial of one’s very blackness. But there are a growing number of African-Americans who openly don’t believe in God or the church. We find out [Read More…]

Doonesbury Lampoons Louisiana Science Classes

As we’ve mentioned before, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal wants to give $11,000,000 of taxpayer money to religious schools that may teach Creationism. In today’s Doonesbury, Garry Trudeau takes us inside one of those classrooms… [Read more…]


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