Why Should We Listen To The Pope?

Need a giggle?  Check out this 2009 video from YoungCatholicMinute.com: Adam is shoving some foodstuffs into the washing machine. Guy B: Adam!  What are you doing? A: I’m trying to wash my groceries, but I think it’s broken! B: Yeah, because you put your groceries in you wa– A: Don’t you try tell me how [Read More…]

The Tomatoes Are Too Damn Christian

A poe-worthy fundamentalist Islamic group called the Popular Egyptian Islamic Association recently advised followers not to eat tomatoes because they’re just too Christian. I mean, LOOK AT THE CROSS! The group posted a photo on its page of a tomato — which appears to reveal the shape of a cross after being cut in half [Read More…]

‘Biblical Christian’ Denies Reception Hall Rental to Lesbian Couple

A few days ago, Kristen Stewart (not that one), a manager at the University Club reception hall in Moline, Illinois, turned away a potential customer because she didn’t approve of her sexual orientation. It was the same story we’re used to by this point: The owner or employee begins to tell the customer about the facility [Read More…]

Can You Have a Meaningful Life Without an Afterlife?

At the Oklahoma Freethought Convention yesterday, Seth Andrews debuted his latest video — Afterlife — and got a standing ovation from the crowd. Well deserved, too. This is a really beautiful video. A lot of popular YouTube atheists answer the question of how they get through the day knowing there’s no afterlife awaiting them. In [Read More…]

A Follow-up to ‘Are Foxhole Atheists Really Seeking a Cure?’

This is a follow-up to a recent article “Are Foxhole Atheists Really Seeking a Cure?” I reviewed an article by science writer Matthew Hutson who reported on three studies suggesting that fear of death will inspire atheists to believe in the supernatural. The studies were done out of the University of Otago in New Zealand. I also [Read More…]


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