The Most Offensive Atheist Bus Ad Yet

In Halifax, Nova Scotia, Pattison Maritimes (the group responsible for transit advertising) has a problem with the bus ad Humanist Canada wanted to purchase. The general manager sent this message to the group: … We are not able to accept your message as it currently reads. If you would like to submit an alternative message, [Read More...]

Quote of the Day

Courtesy of Harvard professor Niall Ferguson in Vanity Fair: The motto “In God we trust” was added to the dollar bill in 1957. Since then its purchasing power, relative to the consumer price index, has declined by a staggering 87 percent. That’ll make you laugh for a few seconds before you curl back up into [Read More...]

Alcoholics Anonymous Not As Helpful as Secular Alternatives

I’ve written about the topic before: Alcoholics Anonymous and other 12-step programs which require participants to submit to a higher power (PDF). You would think that, because AA is so famously known and its program so widely used, it would at least be effective… right? New research says otherwise. So what works better than AA’s [Read More...]

A Streetcar Named Disbelief!

The New Orleans Secular Humanist Association recently got approval for their own contribution to the unofficial atheism marketing campaign: An atheist sign on a streetcar! It’s one ad. It costs $550. And it’ll be up through Mardi Gras. Association President Harry Greenberger said his 100-member group, like others across the nation, is looking for like-minded [Read More...]

Keep ‘Em Coming

The pictures of readers and their celebrity encounters are awesome so far A very impressive roster of people. Keep them coming! [Read more...]