She Gives Norwegian Princesses a Bad Name

Princess Maertha Louise of Norway just opened a school. Which sounds nice until you hear what it’s for (Emphases mine): Maertha Louise, who claims she is clairvoyant, says the Astarte school will offer students the chance to get in contact with their angels, described as “forces that surround us and who are a resource and [Read More...]

Michael Shermer on Aggressive Atheism

In the latest Scientific American, Michael Shermer warns fellow atheists “we should be cautious about irrational exuberance.” We need to remember the following five rules: 1. Anti-something movements by themselves will fail. 2. Positive assertions are necessary. 3. Rational is as rational does. 4. The golden rule is symmetrical. 5. Promote freedom of belief and [Read More...]

I’m Scared

Of all the images they could’ve used, they went with this one… What have these kids been doing?! And look at them — they’re coming for you next! (via Bjorn) [tags]atheist, atheism, Jackson Christian School[/tags] [Read more...]

Britain Gets All the Cool TV…

First Richard Dawkins’ documentaries… now this. There was no manger, Christ is not the Messiah, and the crucifixion never happened. A forthcoming ITV documentary will portray Jesus as Muslims see him. I do like the question at the end of the article: However, Patrick Sookhdeo, an Anglican canon and spokesman for the Barnabas Fund, which [Read More...]

Atheists in Chicago: Meetup on Tuesday

If you’re close to Chicago, consider coming to The Wheaton Atheists’ Meetup on Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. (CT) in Carol Stream! Details are here. It’s not very often that we have social gatherings in the area for atheists… at least not many that include “younger” people. But this is a chance to fix that. [Read More...]