When Your Brain Ruins Your Social Life

I hate it when my brain cockblocks the rest of me. I meet someone really interesting. Then she does something I’m sure normal people never care about (e.g. misspelling an easy word), and my brain tells me never to have children with them. My brain and I are currently in battle over picky things like [Read More...]

Atheist Film Festival to Be Held in San Francisco

***Update***: Dave Fitzgerald, the co-founder of this festival, posted an important comment regarding the date of this festival. Check it out. … I’m excited and happy. Excited because there’s an Atheist Film Festival taking place in San Francisco next month! They’re not all original movies; just movies that atheists would enjoy. I’m also happy that [Read More...]

13-Year-Old Canadian Offended by Atheist Bus Ads

There are atheist bus ads currently running in Ottawa, Canada stating: “There’s probably no God, now stop worrying and enjoy your life.” Writing a letter in the Ottawa Citizen, 13-year-old Mallory Skinner can’t understand why anyone would want to publicly say such things: Atheists don’t believe in any sort of God, and don’t follow any [Read More...]

More Stupidity on Climate Change

This post is by Jesse Galef, who works for the American Humanist Association … Ladies and gentlemen, for your daily dose of stupid, I give you Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) quotes explaining why he doesn’t want to do anything about greenhouse gasses (via Thinkprogress): “I would also point out that CO2, carbon dioxide, is not [Read More...]

If Bible Distribution is Allowed in Schools, Then Atheist Tracts Can be Given Away, Too… Right?

A few days ago, we heard about how the Frisco Independent School District in Texas allowed Gideon volunteers to distribute Bibles to schoolchildren. They don’t preach to them, but they do put out their materials… just in case students happen to walk by… Frequent commenter on this site TXatheist wrote to a district rep and [Read More...]