American Ethical Union Joins Secular Coalition for America

The Secular Coalition for America now has a ninth member: The American Ethical Union. The AEU is the fourth humanist group within the SCA. It’s also an organization that considers itself “religious” (though they do not take a position on the God question). The AEU was founded in 1876 and is headquartered in New York [Read More...]

Questions for Atheists: What Else are You Passionate About?

Mike Clawson here again. Maybe I should just start with the disclaimers. I am posting this question solely out of a desire to get to know people better, and hopefully to help find some common ground and common passions. I have no hidden agenda, and if you think you perceive any subtle digs directed at [Read More...]

Is Amber Heard an Atheist? Not Quite…

This is Amber Heard: She’s yummy. And she becomes even hotter when you find out she’s an atheist. (Hey, USA Today said she was. It must be true.) Brent Rasmussen agrees with me on her scrumptiousness. Which is why he made a plea for her to become our spokesperson. Amber is starring in a slew [Read More...]

Investigating Atheism

I’m not sure how informative Investigating Atheism is just yet. The website has been put together by a group of academics and researchers at the faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge, and at the University of Oxford. The team have no set view on the subject, and aim to give a fully independent, [Read More...]

Is Religion a Threat to Science?

Daniel Dennett says that religion is “the greatest threat to rationality and scientific progress”: It used to be the case that we tended to excuse drunk drivers when they crashed because they weren’t entirely in control of their faculties at the time, but now we have wisely inverted that judgment, holding drunk drivers doubly culpable [Read More...]