The Secular Student Alliance’s $50,000 Challenge

This is an incredible opportunity for atheists. There are currently more 18-25-year-olds who are not affiliated with any religion than ever before. The Secular Student Alliance has grown faster this year than at any time in our ten-year history. You can see where the following curve is heading: Our campus groups have made the front [Read More...]

2012 Presidential Election: Obama vs. Creationist?

Among the current frontrunners for the 2012 Republican Presidential nomination are Mike Huckabee, Sarah Palin, and Tim Pawlenty. What do they have in common? They don’t accept evolution. Razib Khan writes: … it looks like 3 of the front-runners for the G.O.P. nomination are rather frank Creationists… I’m skeptical about any of these as likely [Read More...]

Mr. Deity’s Science Advisor

Mr. Deity now has a science advisor. He looks strikingly familiar but I just can’t put my finger on who it is… I’d be afraid of this guy. He has a colorful science-y tie. [Read more...]

The Polish Eucharist Was Actually a… What?!

This is just creepy. A Catholic priest in Poland was doing the Holy Communion ritual recently. He accidentally dropped the cracker. So he put it in holy water (to “cleanse” it). The object turned red… and it turned out it’s not a cracker at all. It’s a piece of human heart. All of sudden, some [Read More...]

Iraqi Atheism

Looks like Americans are making a difference in Iraq in at least one positive way: We’re teaching Iraqis about atheism. It’s dangerous for anyone to say they don’t believe in a god in such a predominantly Muslim nation, but some brave Iraqis are even forming groups! “Iraq is a land without God or any other [Read More...]