Atheist Valedictorian in Texas Forces High School to Remove Graduation Prayers

Mark Reyes is the valedictorian at Poteet High School in Texas and his graduation ceremony is Friday night. He’s also an atheist. And thanks to his activism, the school will be getting rid of a nearly-100-year-old tradition of reciting invocations and benedictions at the ceremony: Poteet Independent School District Superintendent Andy Castillo announced Tuesday that [Read More…]

A Voice of Reason on the Problem with Religion

dogmaticCURE brings together images and music with the words of atheists (in this case, Richard Dawkins). This is from a conversation Dawkins had with Alister McGrath in which he speaks about the problem with religion. Even without the vivid imagery in the video, it’s very compelling to listen to. Check it out: [Read more…]

Saudi Arabian Women’s Rights Speech at Oslo Freedom Forum

Manal al-Sharif is a Saudi Arabian women’s rights activist who helped instigate the Women2Drive campaign, as women in Saudi Arabia are not allowed to drive. Over 100 women partook in the campaign last June 17th.  Al-Sharif herself has been arrested on a few occasions for driving. In the above video from the 2012 Oslo Freedom [Read More…]

‘America’s Most Dangerous Man’: Sam Harris Interviewed in Jewish Publication

Some excerpts from an interview with Sam Harris in the Jewish publication Tablet: My argument is that no group of people, and certainly no society, has ever suffered because everyone became too willing to hear arguments and data and got too interested in other people’s points of view. The zero-sum contest is between believing things [Read More…]

A Church Teaches Bigotry to the Next Generation

The Apostolic Truth Tabernacle in Greensburg, IN apparently is teachin’ em young! This 4-year-old boy is already singing about homos going to hell: I know the Bible’s right, Somebody’s wrong… Ain’t no homo’s gonna make it to heaven Perhaps even worse, he received a standing ovation with hollers, and a proud father shouting, “That’s my [Read More…]


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