Ask Richard: A Young Woman, a Muslim Boyfriend, and Two Hysterical Parents

Dahlia wrote a long and eloquent letter which I have edited and paraphrased for space reasons. For greater anonymity, I have changed her name. Dear Richard, I’m an 18 year old girl from Sweden and I’m in my last year in high school. I’m not really an atheist myself, but I have read Friendly Atheist [Read More...]

Atheist Bus Ads in Detroit Vandalized

The Detroit Coalition of Reason’s atheist bus ads were saying, “Don’t Believe in God? You’re Not Alone.” Some vandals couldn’t deal with that message so they decided to change it themselves, presumbly to suit their own point of view: “Acts like this give a striking reminder that our message is necessary,” said Ruthe Milan, coordinator [Read More...]

The Project Reason Video Contest

Sam Harris‘ Project Reason is running a video contest and it’s finally time to vote: The primary goal of Project Reason is to spread scientific thinking and secular values. We invite you to help us further our work by submitting a short video that conveys the message of the foundation. I don’t think that any [Read More...]

God Gets Around

Oh, sure, it makes no sense when you put it like *that*… (via SMBC) [Read more...]

Explaining the Big Bang Theory

Curious about the Big Bang and how that all went down? ZOMGitsCriss has a nice video explaining the theory and the evidence in favor of it: If you want a more in-depth explanation, Simon Singh‘s book Big Bang remains one of my favorite science books of all time. (Thanks to Jeff for the link!) [Read more...]