FFRF Puts Up Gay-Friendly Atheist Billboard in Missouri

The Freedom From Religion Foundation just put up this billboard in Missouri with the message “Ban Marriage Between Church and State”: It comes in response to one put up by Catholic Radio reading “1 Man, 1 Woman, For Life!” In fact, the two signs are situated fairly close to each other. (Billboard wars!) Matt Gaines [Read More…]

Ask Richard: How Can I Be More Like You?

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Richard, How can I learn to be more like you? 😉 What I mean is that you seem to have such a clear-headed framework for dealing with other people in such a thoughtful and compassionate way. You seem to be able to get to [Read More…]

A Reddit Team Forms for the Light the Night Challenge

Denny Crane was one of the co-organizers of the Reddit Atheism fundraisers for Doctors Without Borders (which raised over $200,000). Since that time, the r/atheism community has grown by over 900,000 people. The question is whether we can mobilize a good chunk of them. Now, Denny is helping create a “virtual” Light the Night team [Read More…]

Update on the Young Atheists Book

Remember how my plan was to write the book over the summer? Well, I wrote about 90% of it over the summer and I figured I could fix up the rest of it after the school year began. I didn’t realize that once I got back into the classroom, it would be *really* hard to [Read More…]

A Donation for Every Inaccuracy in a Creation Museum

How do you take something excruciating and turn it into something worthwhile? The Long Beach General Geekery Meetup members are going to visit the Creation & Earth “History” “Museum” in San Diego (yep, they have one) in late October. But they have a plan to offset their inevitable WTF reactions: For every “violation of objective [Read More…]