The Chosen Lama Leaves the Fold

You may have already heard the story of 24-year-old Tenzin Osel Rinpoche, who was tapped as a reincarnation of a high Tibetan Buddhist Lama (a.k.a. tulku) at the age of four. Rinpoche has since left his Tibetan university and may not even consider himself a Buddhist. Reader Jeff points out his favorite part of the [Read More...]

God Has Nothing To Do With It

When something good happens, it’s easy to attribute it to a god. When something bad happens — or nothing happens at all — god is quickly let off the hook. This cartoon illustrates it perfectly: (via Atheist Cartoons) [Read more...]

Atheist’s Lullaby

This is sweet — a lullaby for atheist parents, from Vastleft and Kevin Hammer. Sadly, the baby makes it through the end of the song in one piece: The lyrics (as I can understand them): Go to sleep, There is no god. Life is complex, Sometimes odd. But your daddy always loves you. No sky [Read More...]

An Obama Bumper Sticker for Atheists

Would this bumper sticker help or hurt President Obama in a 2012 re-election bid? (Thanks to Jeff for the link!) [Read more...]

A Suggestion for Atheists Who Want to Come Out to Their Christian Partners

Reader Gryph offers a suggestion for new atheists (having recently left their faith) who are in relationships with Christians and want to come out to them: I’ve read several stories about how to deal with being in a relationship with someone after your own deconversion. I spent a lot of time trying to figure out [Read More...]