A Lesson in When Not to Speak

Laura Lopez (center) with son Jesse We’ve now heard of yet another lady, Laura Lopez, who tried to ban books from a school library. They never seem to understand that banning books just makes children want to read them even more… Which books did she want off the shelves? Two of the books that Lopez [Read More...]

Saturday Newspaper Roundup

We have a lot of great reading material today! The Morning Call newspaper (of Pennsylvania) has an article about the not-so-angry atheists from reporter Daniel Patrick Sheehan. The headline is “Area atheists put a friendly face on their convictions, but don’t avoid debate or confrontation.” You don’t see pieces that focus on the up-side to [Read More...]

Godless Harry Potter

Time magazine has a short article this week that describes just how “radical” the Harry Potter books are when compared to similar series in the fantasy genre: In The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien fused his ardent Catholicism with a deep, nostalgic love for the unspoiled English landscape. C.S. Lewis was a devout Anglican [Read More...]

Atheist Tactics Debate Tonight!

Chris Hallquist and I will be appearing on The Debate Hour online radio show tonight at 8:00 p.m. (EDT) to discuss various atheist tactics. The show is live and listeners are welcome to call in with questions! More information is here. [tags]atheist, atheism, God, Chris Hallquist, The Debate Hour, The Infidel Guy, Reginald Finley[/tags] [Read more...]

Friday the 13th

There’s a tradition for some college (and adult) atheist groups on Friday the 13th. They will hold an event called a “Superstition Bash.” The groups will get a table and sit in a public area. Their purpose is to show we shouldn’t give much thought to silly superstitions. Maybe there’s a ladder nearby that you [Read More...]