A ‘Positive Protest’ at a Creation Museum

The San Diego New Atheists and Agnostics are planning a “Positive Protest” of the local Creation and Earth “History” “Museum” on Saturday, September 24th. Organizer John V. explains what that entails: I’ve tried the angry-atheist thing before and, believe me, it doesn’t work… I think we should focus more on trying to improve the public [Read More...]

The Similarities Seem Endless

College Humor points out how one particular group of people is always obsessing over minutiae, quoting old source material to back up certain arguments, and abstaining from pre-marital sex… (Thanks to Alex for the link!) [Read more...]

Some Meaningful Numbers from The Amazing Meeting 9

Yes, there are categories of “diversity” other than gender and geographic location, but Brian Thompson at the James Randi Educational Foundation shares some numbers showing the skeptic community is at least doing better than we were before. Ideally, it’s an indication of what’s to come: … If the skeptics community is going to thrive and [Read More...]

Where Do Atheist Babies Come From?

I’d never heard of the movie Mary and Max before, but I kinda want to see it now… According to reader Leslie, who sets up the following clip, it’s a movie about an 8-year-old girl (Mary) from Australia who becomes pen pals with a 44-year-old man (Max) from New York who has Asperger’s syndrome. At [Read More...]

Why is a Canadian Mayor Making a ‘Pro-Life Week’ Proclamation?

In Kelowna, British Columbia, Mayor Sharon Shepherd has bowed down to a Christian group and issued a proclamation that says September 24th to October 2nd will be “Protect Human Life Week.” “It is the intention of this proclamation to promote respect and protection to all human life, especially the infirm, the aged, the handicapped and [Read More...]


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