When Atheists Attack… Each Other

The August/September 2012 issue of Free Inquiry is out and I have an article in it about how atheists can be pretty abrasive online… to other atheists. The backdrop of the issue is “the new activism,” one that looks beyond just the logic and reason and arguments and actually helps people get through the day. [Read More…]

Muslim Cleric: If Women Don’t Want to Get Raped, Politicians Should Make it Illegal for Them to Dress Provocatively

York University (in Canada) has been the site of several sexual assaults over the past few weeks and students are angry because they don’t feel the school has done enough to prevent future attacks. They’re really not going to like this. Al-Haashim Kamena Atangana, a Muslim cleric, wrote to the Toronto Sun to offer his [Read More…]

Tickets to the 2012 Atheist Film Festival in San Francisco Now Available

There’s an Atheist Film Festival taking place in San Francisco at the Roxie Theater on August 11th and tickets are now available for the event and the optional pre-festival reception. There’s also a nifty promo for the event: Casimir Fornalski designed that trailer and the cover of Greta Christina‘s book. He needs to start designing [Read More…]

‘There is a Rumor Going Around That I Have Found God…’

Beautiful words from English novelist, Terry Pratchett: It’s hard to find something that was never lost. (via Reddit) [Read more…]

The SSA Hates Puppies Now?

Leah Libresco, the atheist-turned-Catholic blogger on Patheos, has written a post calling on her readers to donate to the Secular Student Alliance to combat the harm done by those responsible for the Distributed Denial of Service attack on the SSA website. As Adam Lee has pointed out, atheists have come together twice now to pay [Read More…]