Why Can’t Britta Perry Be More Skeptical?

I experienced grave disappointment while watching Community recently. In the third episode of the current season, Britta Perry (played by Gillian Jacobs) reacts to a a photo of a child eating a cupcake by saying, “Do you know sugar is like baby meth? That’s what my homeopath says.” Britta had been one of my favorite [Read More…]

A Response to ‘I’m a Christian, Unless You’re Gay’

A number of you have sent me this article as a wonderful example of a Christian getting it right when it comes to homosexuality, adding that we ought to give credit where it’s due. It’s a three–part post written by Dan Pearce in which he admits he’s hurt people despite trying to act “Christian”: My [Read More…]

You Did It!

109 of you donated, raising $5,000 for “drilling equipment that will bring clean water to people in Ethiopia”! And you did it with over a month to spare 100% of the $5000 you have raised will directly fund water project costs in the field. Water will change everything. Disease will dramatically be reduced. Children will [Read More…]

Give the Gift of Secular Generosity

Here’s a present that you can give to anyone on your list… certainly a compassionate Humanist, though I’d love to see an atheist give it to a theistic relative The Foundation Beyond Belief is offering gift memberships at a variety of donation levels (starting at $5/month). You pay for a one-year membership and the recipients [Read More…]

Ask Richard: Atheist From Quiverfull Family Considers Coming Out to Parents

I grew up in a family heavily influenced by the Quiverfull movement, which holds that parents should have large numbers of children in order to raise up an army for Christ. I have twelve younger siblings and was homeschooled for religious reasons. My parents made their fundamentalist evangelical faith the core of their existence, and [Read More…]


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