The Devil Didn’t Do It

If you didn’t listen to This American Life over the weekend, you missed a really disturbing opening story. In essence, it was about David Maxon who, as a child, attended a fundamentalist church camp as a kid. One night, he challenged the Devil to show himself. That’s when a horrible thunderstorm began. Lightning from that [Read More...]

What Jesus Could Learn From Barack

Greg Gutfeld explains a variety of things Barack Obama can teach Jesus Christ: Jesus also took a lot of grief for hanging with the wrong crowd — paupers, thieves — even a “scorned” woman. Well, all one needs to do is look at Obama, and marvel at the way he stuck by a life partner [Read More...]

Pastafarian Swap

Pastafarians: it looks like your family’s talents are needed. Wife Swap, ABC’s hit primetime reality show, is looking for Pastafarian families for an upcoming episode. Families must consist of two parents and at least one child between 7 and 17. Families that appear on the show receive a generous honorarium. Anyone who refers a family [Read More...]

Rob Sherman 2.0

Activist Rob Sherman is suing Illinois’ Governor Rod Blagojevich (among others) because he authorized a $1,000,000 grant to rebuild Chicago’s Pilgrim Baptist Church — a church destroyed by fire over two years ago. Sherman is arguing this is a clear violation of separation of church and state, though the government says they are simply helping [Read More...]

What Christian Arguments Could Use a Good, Short Answers?

A year ago, this site’s readers submitted a list of short and sweet answers to various questions atheists are often asked. Now, I would like to compile a list of short, snappy, effective responses to arguments against atheism we always hear. For example, “Being an atheist requires more faith than being religious.” What other “arguments” [Read More...]