A Group for Atheists in Pakistan

In a country where religious warfare gets all the headlines, it’s rare to see people who are not religious banding together. But that’s what a group of people are doing in Pakistan: The Pakistani Atheists & Agnostics have a few key goals for their group: First of all, we’ll mend the rusted image of faithless [Read More…]

A Restored Version of the Jefferson Bible

Thomas Jefferson didn’t like the Bible as it was written. He thought Jesus was a good moral teacher, but those miracles were bullshit. In a letter to William Short in 1820, Jefferson wrote: Among the sayings and discourses imputed to [Jesus] by his biographers, I find many passages of fine imagination, correct morality, and of [Read More…]

It’s the Gays’ Fault: A Hilarious Swedish Parody

About a month ago, during Stockholm Pride, Swedish State Television (Channel 1) aired this song on Allsång på Skansen (Sing Along at Skansen). The band in question mocks homophobia, Christianity, the Bible, and everyone who blames gay people for the downfall of society (You’ll want the subtitles, so click on CC if they’re not showing [Read More…]

Atheist Billboard in Grand Rapids Generates Surprising Controversy

It’s amazing that anyone would find the Center For Inquiry’s billboard campaign controversial, but it’s already been ejected from Knoxville, Tennessee and it’s the subject of a lot of media attention in other places. This is the billboard CFI put up in several cities: “You don’t need God — to hope, to care, to love, [Read More…]

The Reason Rally Publicity Machine is Gearing Up

There are a lot of people working on the Reason Rally event taking place March 24th, 2012 and those of us on the publicity team (hi!) are kicking things into high gear this weekend. A few updates: The first of several promotional videos just went up. This one features PZ Myers talking about why it’s [Read More…]


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