The Universe Is Weird

We interrupt our regularly scheduled ranting about religion to bring you this awesome (and, according to physicists in the comments thread, accurate) song: The lyrics are below, in case you’d like to sing along: A quark can never exist by itself in isolation Something very odd happens when you try to sepparate them The energy [Read More…]

Nearly One in Five Americans Have No Religious Affiliation

A new study hasn’t been released, but Cathy Grossman of USA Today has an article about how 19% of Americans have no religious affiliation, referring to surveys put out by the Pew Center for the People and the Press: The rapid rise of Nones — including atheists, agnostics and those who say they believe “nothing [Read More…]

Rick Warren: The Teaching of Evolution is to Blame for the Colorado Shooting

Whenever atheists talk about Pat Robertson or James Dobson, moderate Christians are always quick to say those men don’t represent them. So which pastors are the good ones? Rick Warren always seems to end up on that list. After all, he’s the pastor the presidential candidates are willing to talk to heading into the elections. [Read More…]

Center For Inquiry’s Statement About the Colorado Tragedy

Earlier today, I criticized a statement from an atheist speaking about the Colorado tragedy, not on behalf of his organization (though it seemed that way from the article), but on his own. The Center For Inquiry’s Ron Lindsay put out a statement today on behalf of the entire organization. It’s brief, but it’s exactly the [Read More…]

Texas County Officials Put ‘In God We Trust’ Signs in Courtroom

The Upshur County Commissioners Court in Gilmer, Texas just got a new donation: An “In God We Trust” sign. (Several of them, in fact.) Long-time Ore City Fire Chief Gaston (Bubba) DeBerry and his wife Hughleen donated such signs not only to the Commissioners Court, but to three of the county’s four Justice of the [Read More…]