Did Your Atheism and Your Family’s Religion Clash Over the Weekend?

Thanksgiving is a perfect time for relatives who don’t see each other very often to get together. That also means there’s a lot of potential for discussions about religion — more specifically, your atheism versus the faith of your family. Reader Paul experienced it firsthand. He mentioned to his aunt that he disagreed with some [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Critical Mass: Atheists Facing the Unwelcome Christmas Ritual

I received two letters dealing with a similar holiday time quandary, going to Christmas Mass for the sake of the family, and so I am combining them in this post. Note: When letter writers sign with their first names instead of a pseudonym or nickname, I randomly change their name for added anonymity. Dear Richard, [Read More...]

Iron Flying Spaghetti Monster

Well, if Iron Jesus gets to make headlines, it’s only fair that Travis Morgan‘s Iron Flying Spaghetti Monster gets some publicity as well: Photoshop or not, I would love to know what the heck Travis was ironing that could’ve possibly caused those marks… [Read more...]

I Said, Wish Me A Merry Christmas, Dammit!

The Wish Me A Merry Christmas Campaign is trying to get Christians to wear buttons reading “It’s OK, Wish Me A Merry Christmas” when shopping this holiday season. A letter they ask Christians to give to store managers also lists the following statistics (PDF): 97% of Americans celebrate Christmas. 53% of Americans are offended when [Read More...]

An Offer You Can Refuse

Yep. This is pretty much what I imagine God looks like: (via Atheist Cartoons) [Read more...]