Yes, Virginia… There Is No God

Since they won’t be putting up Nativity scenes or atheist plaques in the Washington state Capitol Building this year, the Freedom From Religion Foundation decided to buy adspace for a few hundred of these ads on Seattle buses. Provocative? Of course. Accurate? Not in the least. Atheists don’t (and shouldn’t) say, “There is no God” [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Should an Atheist Try to Change His Church from the Inside, Or Get Out?

Bill wrote a long letter that I have edited for space reasons. My paraphrasing is indicated by parentheses. For privacy, I have given him a different name. Dear Richard, I’m in a bit of a bind, and I have come to the conclusion that I need to seek out advice from people who lack the [Read More...]

Adam and Eve Are Just Friends

As God rested, the let’s-just-be-friends zone was created on the 7th day… (via Atheist Media Blog) [Read more...]

Chicago Screening of Collision

There’s a new movie out called Collision which documents a series of debates on the topic: Is Christianity Good for the World? It features Christopher Hitchens, author of God is Not Great, and evangelical theologian Doug Wilson. On Thursday, November 19th, I will be co-sponsoring a screening of that movie along with The Painted Door, [Read More...]

The Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago vs. Sunsara Taylor

Months ago, the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago invited an acquaintance of mine, Sunsara Taylor, to speak at their November 1st meeting on the topic of “Morality without God.” They publicized it in their calendar of events and everything. Sunsara made travel plans to be here. A couple weeks ago, they rescinded their offer for [Read More...]


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