The 2008 American Religious Identification Survey

The American Religious Identification Survey has released numbers for 2008 (previous surveys were done in 2001 and 1990). The theme: Atheism is more popular than ever before, as is overall non-religiosity. Hallelujah! Not just that, our numbers are up in every state! USA Today has fantastic graphics if you want to check them out. I [Read More...]

Jesus is Everywhere

Pareidolia strikes again. Repeatedly. Do news programs really have nothing better to report on…? Humanity has disappointed me yet again. Don’t forget, the comprehensive Jesus Sightings list is at Cynical-C Blog. (via Atheist Media Blog) [Read more...]

Jewish Carnivores are Screwed

That’s one of the few scenarios in which I am *totally* getting into Heaven. Today’s cartoon is even better, though: (via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal) [Read more...]

The Atheist’s Desire To Learn

Remember the moment you realized the religious “truths” you were raised with were nothing of the sort? Maybe, like me, when you became an atheist you realized there was so much you didn’t actually know — how evolution worked, what the Big Bang theory was all about, how you can make sense of the natural [Read More...]

Prayer 2.0

In our modern society, it’s so old-fashioned to pray with your hands clasped together. The proper way to do it is to call God up on the phone. That’s what they do in the Netherlands… at least in one particular art exhibit: Dutch artist Johan van der Dong chose a mobile phone number to show [Read More...]