Questions for Atheists: Why Vegetarianism?

Mike Clawson here again: Hemant just posted about a column in the Dallas Morning News that advocated the ethical treatment of animals raised for harvest. I’m all for that. However a few of you suggested that it didn’t go far enough in advocating full vegetarianism. This raises a question for me that I’ve wanted to [Read More...]

Jesus Meat

Rod Dreher, an editorial columnist for the Dallas Morning News, wrote an article about how he was giving up meat and dairy for Lent. The austere Orthodox Lent – no meat or dairy products for almost two months – reminds those observing the fast how blessed we are in ordinary time and how much we [Read More...]

You’ll Love This Blog

This isn’t atheism related. But I’ve been read Lindsey Kirth‘s website for a while now, and it always makes me smile. It’s funny, honest, and you feel like you really know her after reading just a few postings. There are only a handful of blogs out there where every post contains something meaningful and entertaining, [Read More...]

If You Support Gay Rights, I’m Ditching Class

That’s what the argument boils down to for the American Family Association (AFA). On April 25th, students across the country (who choose to participate) will take part in the Day of Silence — where they will “observe the day in silence to echo the silence LGBT and ally students face every day.” The AFA will [Read More...]

No One Will Think It’s Real Now!

Shroud Of Turin Accidentally Washed With Red Shirt VATICAN CITY—The damage occurred when Pope Benedict XVI, who was on laundry duty, did not notice a brand new bright-red Hanes Beefy-T in the Holy Whirlpool washer. [tags]atheist, atheism, The Onion[/tags] [Read more...]