Satire as a Meme Vaccine

This post is by Jesse Galef Sorry for the lack of posting; I’ve been guest-blogging for Daniel Florien at Stop by and say hello! I had a thought I wanted to share. In an earlier post here on FriendlyAtheist, I said that we’re not fighting against religious people, we’re fighting against the harmful memes [Read More...]

The Best Quotation You’ll Hear All Day

Someone at UPI has a sense of humor. When reporting on the threats that resulted in Lamar advertising moving the Cincinnati Coalition of Reason billboard, the article first quotes the CinCoR coordinator: “Everything that has happened shows just how vital our message is,” Shawn Jeffers, co-coordinator for the Cincinnati Coalition of Reason, said. “It proves [Read More...]

The Catholic Archdiocese of Washington Won’t Help People Unless Gays Are Discriminated Against

So let me get this straight. Catholic Charities, a part of the Catholic Church, helps over 68,000 people in Washington D.C., including the homeless. It’s not just volunteer work — they get paid for this. From 2006 through 2008, [council member David A.] Catania said, Catholic Charities received about $8.2 million in city contracts, as [Read More...]

God is a Voyeur

(via Atheist Cartoons) [Read more...]

Baptismal Flushing

If all baptisms were like this, maybe I’d consider going to one… the religious would enjoy the baptism. I would enjoy the flushing of an infant. Everyone would leave happy. The cartoon is Freethunk! by Jeff Swenson. (via Humanist Network News) [Read more...]