A Lapsed Atheist Repeatedly Gets It Wrong

This article from (conservative website) The American Thinker follows the standard “atheism-is-evil” formula: The author “Jenn Q. Public” suggests that atheists are arrogant (“Make no mistake: Atheists think they’re smarter than you”), suggests that atheists have “idols” of our own (like “patron saint” Bill Maher), and makes blanket statements about atheists while at the same [Read More...]

Scientific Mix Tape for Kids

Junior Skeptic (an insert in each issue of Skeptic magazine) offers a science-friendly playlist for children. You can read a description of every song and artist, download every song for free, and parents can check out any advisories (e.g. mild criticism of Darwin’s contemporary opponents, including religious thinkers). Even if you’re not a kid, there [Read More...]

A Revised Ten Commandments for Atheists

This isn’t new, but it worth sharing. It comes from IAmAnAtheist.com: a list of rights and responsibilities for moral atheists: Have no gods. Don’t worship stuff. Be polite. Take a day off once in a while. Be nice to folks. Don’t kill people. Don’t cheat on your significant other. Don’t steal stuff. Don’t lie about [Read More...]

What’s the Alternative to a “Whole Baby”…?

I get a choice at the hospital?! Who knew. Forget the shirt below. I’m only keeping the left half of my future baby. Ok, so they’re talking about saying “No” to infant circumcisions… but without explanation, that shirt’s just going to lead to hilarious confusion. [Read more...]

Star Athletes, Megachurches, and a Whole Lot of Money

What’s the connection between star athletes and mega-churches? Turns out the athletes help bankroll some of the largest churches in the country (as well as their pastors). Evander Holyfield and Kurt Warner are just two glaring examples of athletes who seem to be duped into giving as much as they do. This video is really [Read More...]