Adding to the Bristol Palin onslaught, I know. But I found the picture funny. That is all. (via Reddit) [Read more...]

Getting De-Baptized (For Real)

In Italy, a group called the Italian Union of Rationalists and Agnostics (UAAR) has taken it upon themselves to help people get debaptized. As I wrote last year, “If you’re Catholic, you need to send the Church a formal letter (the ‘actus defectionis’) in order to officially leave the faith.” A sample copy of this [Read More...]

Reactions to Sarah Palin’s Unwed, Underage Daughter’s Child

The Christianity Today Blog discussed conservative Evangelical Christian reactions to the news of Bristol Palin‘s pregnancy. It seems all the Religious Right leaders are supporting Palin and her family. Here’s James Dobson, for instance: “Being a Christian does not mean you’re perfect. Nor does it mean your children are perfect. But it does mean there [Read More...]

A Humanist in a Hurricane

In the wake of Hurricane Gustav, atheists (just like religious people) are eager to help residents of the deep south affected by this disaster. It reminds me of a piece Detective Sergeant Steve Schlicht wrote for The Humanist shortly after Hurricane Katrina struck. He wrote about how he and other Humanists were working together to [Read More...]

Is This a Coincidence?

Courtesy of Jessica Hagy: Oh, Sarah Palin, will you ever cease to be a topic of blogging? Now, someone please tell me if this is an example of correlation or causation… [Read more...]