Is Amber Heard an Atheist? Not Quite…

This is Amber Heard: She’s yummy. And she becomes even hotter when you find out she’s an atheist. (Hey, USA Today said she was. It must be true.) Brent Rasmussen agrees with me on her scrumptiousness. Which is why he made a plea for her to become our spokesperson. Amber is starring in a slew [Read More...]

Investigating Atheism

I’m not sure how informative Investigating Atheism is just yet. The website has been put together by a group of academics and researchers at the faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge, and at the University of Oxford. The team have no set view on the subject, and aim to give a fully independent, [Read More...]

Is Religion a Threat to Science?

Daniel Dennett says that religion is “the greatest threat to rationality and scientific progress”: It used to be the case that we tended to excuse drunk drivers when they crashed because they weren’t entirely in control of their faculties at the time, but now we have wisely inverted that judgment, holding drunk drivers doubly culpable [Read More...]

Comedian John Oliver on Politics, Creationism, and Stickers

It’s nothing you haven’t heard before, but The Daily Show‘s John Oliver can say it with a British accent: (via Skepchick) [tags]atheist, atheism, Christian, fundamentalist[/tags] [Read more...]

Which Books Helped You Become an Atheist?

There are a variety of reasons for a religious person to question his or her beliefs: A friend’s reasoning, a personal tragedy, disillusionment with church, etc. Sometimes, this questioning leads to the person becoming an atheist. For some of you, your flippage was hastened by a good book. (Maybe it was the Good Book.) If [Read More...]