27% of Americans Believe God Wants Their Team to Win

In light of this Sunday’s Super Bowl match-up, the Public Religion Research Institute polled over 1,000 Americans on their feelings on the entanglement of sports and religion. (Note: The survey is limited to sects of Christianity and a broad “unaffiliated” group. I wish they had included other groups, but so it goes.)

As it turns out, 27% of those surveyed think that God plays a role in determining which team will win a sporting event. A majority of those surveyed (53%) also think that God rewards faithful athletes with “good health and success.” [Read more…]

Atheist Group Raises Money for Charity By Selling Hugs

The University of Saskatchewan Freethought Alliance recently raised over $1,000 for Doctors Without Borders by selling hugs:

I would’ve gotten the one with the awkward silence bonus. [Read more…]

Atheist Rapper Ensomniak’s Latest Song: ‘He’s Coming Back’

I’ve been waiting a long time for rapper Ensomniak to release a new song. Like, at least a week.

But he just released a new digital track called “He’s Coming Back” and the song is just as amazing as his first one. [Read more…]

Ken Ham Doesn’t Believe His Own Lies

Here’s the Creation Museum’s Ken Ham explaining the other day how people never rode dinosaurs (even though, in his mind, they lived at the same time): [Read more…]

If You Remain Abstinent, You Can Be Just Like Them!

James Dobson (circa 1993) wants to scare you away from pre-marital sex by showing you how uncool it is:

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