Peace on Earth? Keep Religion Separate

Dan Barker, co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation had an op-ed piece in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel over the weekend. What most of the detractors [of state/church separation] don’t seem to understand is that we are not threatening their freedom to believe, practice or advertise their religion. We sue governments, not individuals or churches. [Read More...]

The Year of Living Foolishly

It’s over. The relatives have gone home, happy, well fed and well loved. Just one more set of weird rituals to go, the official end to the Holiday Season: Alcohol Consumption, Get Maudlin About Time Passing and Drunk Driving Night followed by Hangover and Resolution Breaking Day. If I can just get through those without [Read More...]

Definition of an Atheist

It’s not a theological or scientific triumph to point out when Ray Comfort is wrong about something. But sometimes it’s fun to shoot fish in a barrel. Like in this case. First, someone asked Ray a question: [Read more...]

Open Thread: Your Coming Out Story

When did you first realize you were an atheist? What was religion’s breaking point for you? [tags]atheist, atheism, coming out[/tags] [Read more...]

Pondering Santa

One more comic tonight… a classic Calvin and Hobbes: (Thanks to Bjorn for the link) [tags]atheist, atheism, God, cartoon, comic, Bill Watterson, religion, Santa[/tags] [Read more...]