Julia Sweeney Talks About Dealing with Death as an Atheist

Actress Julia Sweeney filmed a segment for Chris Johnson‘s multimedia book about atheists and what gives them joy and meaning in life… though in the segment below, she talks about how she has dealt with death. It’s a short clip, but she puts things into perspective so well: (via The Atheist Book) [Read more…]

FOX News Should Fix This Headline

Hey, FOX News headline writer person, you got it wrong. American Atheists’ billboards didn’t come down due to “complaints.” They came down because AA staffers and the advertising company were hit with threats. THREATS! Presumably from Christians who couldn’t handle criticism of their beliefs. I’ll be right here. Waiting for you to apologize… [Read more…]

No, Daniel Sarewitz, Science Does Not Have To Give Way to Religion

Articles declaring that science is just like religion, or that science must not address religion, annoy me. Partially because they’re wrong, but mostly because they tend to thoroughly and willfully misunderstand both science and religion, to the detriment of both. Exhibit A: Sometimes Science Must Give Way to Religion, a column appearing in the latest [Read More…]

Secular Pro-Life Group Responds to Criticism

After I posted Marco Rosaire Rossi‘s piece criticizing the pro-life atheist groups (from the latest issue of The Humanist) a few days ago, there were a lot of commenters agreeing that the groups in question really were anti-science, as the headline suggested. Now, the group Secular Pro-Life is responding back to what they see as [Read More…]

UW-Madison Atheists March in Gay Pride Parade

Last weekend, the Atheists, Humanists, & Agnostics (AHA!) at the University of Wisconsin – Madison marched in the Wisconsin Capitol Pride parade in support of their LGBT allies: Atheists for the win [Read more…]