Gallup Poll: Americans Are Becoming Less Religious

People are losing their faith and it’s not just a recent fad. It’s a trend that continues to go in our direction. A new Gallup poll shows a lot of progress on the side of rational thought. Protestants? Declining. Catholics? They had been going up but they’re heading back down. No religion? Steadily increasing. This [Read More...]

Were You Better at Something When You Had Religious Faith?

This was on PostSecret today: It raises this question for me: Is there anything you were better at doing back when you were religious? I guess I could say I was better at calming myself down in stressful situations (because I would pray)… but there is some power in being able to rationally think my [Read More...]

Jesus Junk, Revisited

I didn’t realize how much awful Jesus Junk there actually was! The Redheaded Skeptic has example after example of cheesy Christian clothing: And there’s more where those came from… Scary. [Read more...]

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels Knows Nothing About Atheism

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels is a Presbyterian who thinks “the purpose of life is ‘to glorify God and enjoy Him forever’.” Those are mistaken priorities and a scary thought when you consider he’s in charge of the entire state. I was almost willing to give him the benefit of the doubt, though, when I read [Read More...]

Flying Spaghetti Monster Tree Toppers

Wow, it looks like a lot of people had the Flying Spaghetti Monster adorning their holiday trees! Prophet Bobby has a whole slew of pics on his site. [Read more...]