The Filipino Freethinkers Film Festival 2010

It’s really hard to get college atheists and local atheist groups to get a giant group together for much of anything. So when a couple hundred get together, anywhere, I’m paying attention. They’re doing that in the Philippines this weekend, during their first (hopefully annual) Filipino Freethinkers Film Festival: “Most of us don’t question our [Read More...]

Sex and Atheism by Greta Christina

Blogger/Writer Greta Christina recently spoke in Indiana (for the Society of Non-Theists at Purdue University) about atheism and sexuality. Jen says the event went very well: I actually think one of the best parts was the Q&A at the end, because it really showcased Greta’s talents. She’s prepared to answer pretty much any question about [Read More...]

Ask Richard: I Want to Officially Leave the Catholic Church

Note: When letter writers sign with their first names instead of a pseudonym or nickname, I randomly change their name for added anonymity. Dear Richard, I was baptized Catholic when I was a baby, so obviously I had no say in the matter. As a non-believing adult, I want to remove myself from the central [Read More...]

Are They *Mocking* Us?

Curse you, Toothpaste For Dinner: I’m going to find you in my Prius and teach you a lesson. [Read more...]

Darwin Day in New Orleans

New Orleans is on a roll this week! It’s not just a place for Mardi Gras and the Saints; it’s a place where secular values are being honored by the local government. In 2005, Mayor Ray Nagin proclaimed May 5th of that year the National Day of Reason. In 2009, the City Council issued a [Read More...]