Ask Richard: Atheist Professor Challenges Students to Examine Religious Prejudice

Hi Richard, I teach Introductory Psychology at a local junior college. I would like to expand the classroom discussion on religious prejudice during my lesson on cultural influences, but I am unsure of exactly how to go about it. I am a passionate atheist, but would describe myself as being only moderately ‘out’ at work. [Read More…]

Texas Has Approved a License Plate with the Phrase ‘One State Under God’ Next to Three Crosses

Remember when the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles wanted your input on some proposed “specialty license plate designs”? Well, they ignored everything you said and just approved this one: By a 4-3 vote on Thursday, the state board decided to allow the religious design created by Glory Gang, a nonprofit youth organization, to be accepted [Read More…]

This Rick Perry Ad May Be Worse Than the Last One

How offensive could a Rick Perry campaign ad be? DarkMatter2525 takes a stab at what we might be seeing soon During these tough economic times, when you may have lost your job or your house, I, Rick Perry, know what truly matters to you: the icky icky gay people. At this very moment, some red-blooded, [Read More…]

With New Billboard, American Atheists Urges Non-Believers To Come Out to Their Families

Dave Silverman didn’t get to make this announcement on Mike Huckabee‘s show as he planned to, but it’s still exciting news: “Tell your family you don’t believe in gods… they just might agree.” That’s the new digital billboard American Atheists is putting up at the foot of the Lincoln Tunnel beginning on Monday. The Final [Read More…]

Register for the Northwest Free-thought Alliance

I wish I could make this! Richard Dawkins will be the keynote speaker at next year’s Northwest Free-thought Alliance conference, taking place in Renton, Washington, from Friday, March 30th through Sunday, April 1st! He’ll be joined by Sean Faircloth: Registration is now open! I had a blast at this conference last year and I’m sorry [Read More…]