Questions for Atheists: Are You Patriotic?

Pastor Mike here again: In the aftermath of the Iowa Caucuses I thought I’d take the opportunity to do a political post. And if this question doesn’t continue my trend of drawing hundreds of comments, I don’t know what will. Here’s what I want to know: as an atheist, do you consider yourself patriotic? I [Read More...]

The Count Becomes an Atheist

Cectic combines math and atheism! Yay! We have him! The Count is *so* much cooler than Grover. [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more...]

Free Download of Science, Evolution, and Creationism

The National Academy of Sciences is offering a free PDF download of Science, Evolution, and Creationism: In the book, Science, Evolution, and Creationism, a group of experts assembled by the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine explain the fundamental methods of science, document the overwhelming evidence in support of biological evolution, and [Read More...]

Religion-Based Medical Neglect

You can argue over whether raising a child with certain religious beliefs should be considered mental child abuse. But it’s hard to deny that religion has the potential to harm children when you read these cases in the On Faith article by Shawn F. Peters: A hemophilic boy in Pennsylvania bleeds to death over a [Read More...]

Atheist Fired for Not Dressing Up as Santa

Atheist Christopher Nolan got fired from a Wal-Mart in Maine because he didn’t want to dress up as Santa (and presumably take part in perpetuating that myth). But the news reports make an interesting statement, and I’m not sure if it’s the fault of the reporters or Nolan himself. Since multiple reports say the same [Read More...]