Dwight Howard, God Lose NBA Finals

Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic lost in the NBA Finals… The same Dwight Howard who had quite a bit to say about God going into the series… Dwight Howard confidently declared his team, the Magic, would win the NBA championship because of his god. The exact words were, “God. That’s the reason, I’m telling [Read More...]

A Brief Review of Why Evolution Is True by Jerry Coyne

When I heard of Jerry Coyne‘s book Why Evolution Is True, I had to pick it up. Then it sat on my shelf while I failed some students. Now, I’m done with it. It’s a good, thorough analysis of the evidence behind evolution. Easy to read and easy to understand, for sure. Is it as [Read More...]

Babies and Punching Bags

When programmers make games like this, I imagine they think about who their audience will be… Surely, atheists are a muse for this programmer… (Ok, some of you won’t like the game. In which case, move along, there’s nothing to see here…) (Thanks to Alan for the link!) [Read more...]

The Police Prayer Pops Up All Over the Place

A collection of more local government agencies with God on their websites, all courtesy of Barry McGowan. In the city of Rose Hill, Kansas, the police link to the Police Officer’s Prayer: That same prayer is linked to in the left sidebar of the Cornwall Community Police Service in Ontario, Canada. It’s also featured on [Read More...]

Which Group Just Joined the Secular Coalition for America?

As of last week, the members of the Secular Coalition for America — the group in Washington D.C. that lobbies on behalf of the non-religious — included the following nine organizations: American Ethical Union American Humanist Association Atheist Alliance International Camp Quest Freedom From Religion Foundation Institute for Humanist Studies Military Association of Atheists and [Read More...]