Two Views on Brit Hume’s Tiger Woods Comment

In case you missed it the other night, The Daily Show had a panel discussion on Brit Hume‘s comments about how Tiger Woods needed to become a Christian: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c [Read more...]

Sam Harris Responds to Karen Armstrong

Recently, Karen Armstrong wrote a defense of (her version of) God and religion for Foreign Policy. So-called new atheists such as Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and Christopher Hitchens have denounced religious belief as not only retrograde but evil; they regard themselves as the vanguard of a campaign to expunge it from human consciousness. Religion, they [Read More...]

The Top 10 Anti-Christian Acts of 2009 (Fact-Checked)

The Christian Anti-Defamation Commission has put out a list of the Top 10 Anti-Christian Acts of 2009. Dave at An Ethical Hedonist has done an excellent job of fact-checking their list and found that (surprise!) many of their claims are untrue. My favorite “debunking” from Dave is below. I think his last sentence tells you [Read More...]

The Reason God Doesn’t Perform Miracles

Why doesn’t g0d perform miracles? It has to do with birds and boobs: (via SMBC) [Read more...]

Harlem Atheists Struggle Without Their Leader

The Harlem branch of the Center for Inquiry used to be one of the few places I knew of where black people could come together as proud atheists. The 20-or-so regulars were under the leadership of Herbert Crimes (a.k.a. “Sibanye”). A few months ago, Sibanye died of a blood disease. He was only 49. What [Read More...]