These Atheists… They’re Everywhere!

And some theists are not happy: (via [tags]atheist, atheism, Christian, Jesus, religion[/tags] [Read more...]

Fighting the War… No, the Other One

Satanists, beware. The Pope is coming after you. And he looks like he means business: I can’t believe this is a real headline: Pope’s exorcist squads will wage war on Satan. Each bishop is to be told to have in his diocese a number of priests trained to fight demonic possession. The initiative was revealed [Read More...]

The Law of Church and State: U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Since 2002

Some background on the Congressional Research Service and Open CRS: American taxpayers spend nearly $100 million a year to fund the Congressional Research Service, a “think tank” that provides reports to members of Congress on a variety of topics relevant to current political events. Yet, these reports are not made available to the public in [Read More...]

Video of My “eBay Auction” Talk

Occasionally, I give talks about the eBay auction and my book to various groups. I talk about the auction itself (“No, I did not sell my soul“), the aftermath (“Kirk Cameron, what happened to you?“), and the various ways atheists can get our message out to a larger audience (“Step one: Don’t be mean“). Earlier [Read More...]

Sam Harris and Rabbi David Wolpe

The American Jewish University hosted authors Sam Harris and Rabbi David Wolpe to discuss the existence of God and the role of religion and faith in society. You can watch the full video here. Steve Padilla, a writer for the Los Angeles Times, moderated the informal debate and wrote about the event. He excerpts a [Read More...]