This is Just Amusing

Not atheism related. A car crashed into the ABC-7 studios in downtown Chicago last night. Everyone’s ok. I just love this live reaction from the anchor, Ravi Baichwal: Gotta include the excellent screencap: Ok. Enough of that. Now back to your regularly scheduled atheist programming. (via Chicagoist) [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more...]

Merry Tuesday to These Celebrities

The Daily Telegraph (Australia) has an article about atheist celebrities (who presumably won’t be celebrating Christmas). One of them is Australian actress Rachel Griffiths: Yummers. When asked by Madison magazine in 2000 if she was religious, Griffiths answered: “Although I’m not Christian, I was raised Christian. I’m an atheist, with a slight Buddhist leaning. “I’ve [Read More...]

A Humanist Revival

James Coley is a past president of the North Carolina Society for Ethical Culture. He has a master’s degree in philosophy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has taught medical ethics for many years. He recently spoke to the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island. Part of his speech included the [Read More...]

How Do Humanists Celebrate the Holidays?

A story on NPR’s Weekend Edition today talked about Humanists and the holidays. It features discussion on the question: What do we do when there’s a Christian monopoly on the holidays? The story featured Harvard’s Humanist Chaplain Greg Epstein as well as members of the Harvard Secular Society. [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more...]

Chicken Soup for the Atheist’s Soul

The most paradoxical, oxymoronic, never-going-to-be-written book… that I would love to read one day. I’m just curious what the stories would be like… [tags]atheist, atheism, Pharyngula, Christopher Hitchens, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Victor Stenger, Nica Lalli, Julia Sweeney, Dale McGowen, PZ Myers, Daniel Dennett[/tags] [Read more...]