The Christian Version of Sarah Palin’s Book

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin signed a book deal a while before this weekend’s debacle. No word on the amount she is getting paid for it (rumors place her advance at ~$7,000,000), but what we do know is that there will be two versions — the “regular” version and the “Christian” version: Soon Palin will [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Feeling Awkward When Given Religious Books

Hi, Richard. I have a lot of Christian friends who ask me to read their religious books – some fiction and others (pseudo)scientific or evangelical in nature. I feel very pressured culturally to take these books as it would be quite rude to refuse. The problem arises when it’s time to return the book and [Read More...]

Atheist Billboard in Idaho

This new ad from the American Humanist Association is up in Moscow, Idaho. The statement is “Want a Better World? Prayer not required.” It’s on the intersection of Highway 95 and Sweet Avenue and it’ll be there for another two months. So far, there is no Florida-like protest. Maybe religious residents agree that the billboard [Read More...]

A Review of Supersense by Bruce M. Hood

Most atheists would probably claim they’re not superstitious in any way. They’re right when it comes to religion. But consider these situations: Would you not want to live in a house in which someone once got murdered? If you needed a heart transplant, would you not willingly receive the organ from a once-convicted rapist? Have [Read More...]

John Edward’s New Psychic Website “Infinite Quest” Scams the Gullible

John Edward, the “psychic” and “biggest douche in the universe,” has started a website to scam gullible people called Infinite Quest. What pseudo-scientific categories are discussed on the site? Astrology, Numerology, Tarot, Psychic, Reincarnation, etc. Just like his TV show, it targets people who are depressed and vulnerable, who would rather get false hope than [Read More...]