Atheist Bus Poster Campaign Spreads to Spain and Italy

Your roving reporter, Richard Wade here. Several news services are reporting that the surprisingly successful bus advertisement campaign in the UK featuring banners saying “There probably is no god, now stop worrying and enjoy your life.”  has been picked up in two other European countries. The British Humanist Association aimed to raise enough money to [Read More...]

Responding to the Ignorance

This absurd quotation’s bothering me, and since it is my duty to fix the Internets, I wanted to address it. Allahpundit of Hot Air says the following regarding the Atheist Bus Campaign: The good news: They exceeded their fundraising target by 2,700 percent. The bad news: They totally wussed out by tossing “probably” in the [Read More...]

Fifth Annual Meeting of Atheist Group Leaders

This weekend, for the fifth year in a row, the leaders of nearly all the major atheist/humanist organizations in the country will be meeting in Washington, D.C. to discuss ways to collaborate, share resources, and decide best methods to share our message with others. As soon as I fight off this crazy headache and cough, [Read More...]

The Bible’s Other Anniversary

It’s already the 100th anniversary for Gideon Bibles. It’s also the 15th anniversary for Mooresville High School’s Bible class. How did that class begin at a public school? Approaching the Mooresville Graded School District Board of Education with the idea that individuals “need some knowledge of the Bible to become culturally literate,” [teacher Kathy] Black [Read More...]

Friendly Atheist Contest #38: In What Ways is Simon Cowell Better Than God?

Last time, I ran this contest: A recent poll asked 1,600 British children to “name the individual they considered the biggest celebrity.” In first place: Simon Cowell. In second place: God. I think that gives new meaning to the word “Idolatry“… But it raises another question: In what other ways is Simon Cowell better than [Read More...]