Faith Fighter 2: Religious Tolerance

The Faith Fighter game released by Molleindustria had to be taken offline after complaints from religious groups worldwide. But the creators have replaced it with a different game: We regretted the use of irony and violence and this time we want to offer you a positive, nonviolent educational game that teaches the universal values of [Read More...]

How To Grow Your Atheist Group

How do you grow your atheist group? It’s simple, and it doesn’t matter whether you’re talking about a college group, a MeetUp group, or a national organization’s affiliate group. I’ll quote Dr. Bruce Flamm, an atheist group leader himself: “Our group started growing when we realized people wanted to go out and enjoy life, not [Read More...]

The View Ladies Discuss Atheism… It’ll Make Your Head Hurt

Because of The New York Times article on atheism the other day, the ladies of The View were discussing religion on Monday. You know this will be entertaining. Or painful. Maybe both. The question to open up the discussion: “What if your child married an atheist?” To recap: Sherri Shepherd says marrying an atheist would [Read More...]

How to Deal with the Family Fallout When You Announce Your Atheism

Daniel Florien has some excellent advice for atheists/agnostics who come out to their family members and have to deal with criticism as a result. He goes into depth on each point, but here’s a rundown of his list: Don’t Return Criticism Be Sympathetic Talk to Them Privately Disagree Calmly Emphasize Your Open-Mindedness Admit When You’re [Read More...]

Ethics Without Religion?

I just found this out. In Germany, ethics classes are mandatory, but religion classes are optional. (And that’s controversial for some.) It’s almost like the two are distinct areas… like you can have ethics without religion… Hm. Who knew. (Thanks to Hoverfrog for the link!) [Read more...]