YouTube Video: Christian Tries to Convert Hindu

I can’t decide whether or not this is a Poe. If it is, it is very well done. The first few seconds alone are pure gold. Even if it’s a joke, and even though I was never Hindu, I’m pretty sure this is what my high school experience would have been like had I stayed [Read More...]

Humpty Dumpty Religious Liberals

This post is by Jesse Galef, who works for the Secular Coalition for America. He also blogs at Rant & Reason … My organization, the Secular Coalition for America, is sending me to Netroots Nation this weekend in Pittsburgh.  I have to miss the first day – it starts on a Thursday – but it [Read More...]

Derek Rodgers Saved By His Noodliness

You may have already heard that atheist Derek Rodgers was expelled from the Creation Museum after wearing a shirt reading the bus campaign slogan, “There’s probably no god. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life.” The words “No God” were large, front and center. (pic via Young Australian Skeptics) Derek was told by museum staff [Read More...]

Atheist Party in Chicago!

***Update***: There’s a Facebook event for this party! … To the Chicagoans: Save the date of Saturday, September 5th. We’ll be having an atheist party (with British guests) at Matisse that evening! It begins at 7:30 p.m. More information to come. Skepchick Elyse will be there. Me too. And did I mention the British people? [Read More...]

The Muhammad Cartoons Won’t Be Included in a Book About the Muhammad Cartoons

Almost four years ago, these cartoons of Muhammad appeared in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten and created an uproar: Many fundamentalist Muslims took to violence because of the depictions, which they felt were forbidden according to the Koran. (Though there’s more to that explanation.) Of course, their religious beliefs have no bearing on how the rest [Read More...]