Ask Richard: Clarity and Honesty in a Relationship With a Christian

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Richard, I’m sure you get questions all of the time about religious girlfriends/boyfriends, but my question has more to do with timing, patience, and viability. I’ve been dating a wonderful girl I met at work for nearly a year. She’s 22, I’m 25. The [Read More...]

Should Memorizing Bible Verses Be Considered Brainwashing?

I am a spelling freak. Outside of typos (which I admittedly make on this site), I get seriously upset if I spell something wrong. If I’m unsure of a spelling, I have to look it up or use a synonym rather than venture a guess. I once misspelled “corrugate” in 7th grade, which knocked me [Read More...]

Catholic Priest: It’s Not Good to Have Imaginary Friends

I just want to preserve the moment when Father Jonathan Morris says on FOX News, “If you have an imaginary friend, there’s something wrong with you.” Would anyone like to break the news to him…? (via Atheist Media Blog) [Read more...]

Christian Group Executes Santa

Repent Amarillo, a Christian extremist group with a crazy website, has a Christmas message for everyone. It involves Santa Claus getting shot at by a firing squad: Of course, as they say in the video, this is all in good fun. They abhor violence. (Can’t you tell?) It was alllllll a fun little joke. That [Read More...]

4 in 10 Americans Are Completely Delusional About Evolution

According to a new poll from Gallup, 40% of Americans believe in strict Creationism — that a god created us in our present form under 10,000 years ago. Amazingly, this represents an improvement over past years when the number was 44% (2008) and 46% (2006). Meanwhile, the number of people who live in reality is [Read More...]