Ask Richard: I’ve Learned My Friend is a Creationist

over a year ago i moved into a new department at work and became friends with a cool guy who shared my nerdy interests. he talked about gaming and his wife and kids and i talked about gaming and my cats. he’s smart, funny, and we’ve commiserated over work together. very recently, indirectly, i found [Read More...]

Reasons to Celebrate International Blasphemy Rights Day

Why should you take part in (or at least acknowledge) International Blasphemy Rights Day tomorrow? The members of the University of Northern Iowa Freethinkers and Inquirers (UNIFI) made this awesome video with their answers: As the saying goes, blasphemy is a victimless crime. So take the time to appreciate your free speech rights on Friday. [Read More...]

Christian Business Owner: Recite John 3:16 and I’ll Give You a Discount on an Oil Change

At Kwik Kar Lube & Service in Plano, Texas, owner Charlie Whittington has a deal for you: Recite John 3:16 and he’ll give you a discount on an oil change. Don’t want to recite it? Well, screw you. Resident Marshall Wei, who had been to the Kwik Kar on Custer Road in Plano before, was [Read More...]

After a Complaint, One Christian Pastor’s Illegal Healing Methods Come to Light

When you call yourself a Minister, you can get away with almost anything… unless your victims speak up. That’s what Linda Erickson is doing in Illinois. She is coming forward with news that Philip Livingston, who “broke away from South Barrington-based Willow Creek Community Church to start his own Life of the World Ministries” held [Read More...]

I’m Going to South Carolina… to Talk About Math!

I’ll be speaking at the University of South Carolina (in Columbia) on Sunday night, October 9th! (When you’re a teacher in the middle of the school year, this is how you make the most of your long weekends.) And the topic is… not atheism! Nope. We’re gonna talk about math. (Don’t run away! I promise [Read More...]