Secular Students of the Military: An Interview with Jason Torpy

This is the fourth post in a series of interviews with secular students and leaders in the U.S. military, inspired by comments on┬áthis post. Different Academy students correctly pointed out that each branch of the military has a different culture and levels of religiosity, yet you will see here that all are fairly religious. Non-theistic [Read More…]

FOX News Asks Whether Your Zodiac Sign Determines Your Diet

Yesterday on Fox & Friends, Astrologer Sharon Ward attempted to explain how your zodiac sign should guide your diet: You know your theory is full of shit when even Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade say out loud that they’re not buying it. (Meanwhile, Gretchen Carlson appeared to accept the whole thing, no questions asked.) (Thanks [Read More…]

The Future Is Ours

If you’re feeling a little pessimistic about the world, watch this video. Trust me, you’ll feel better. The Future is Ours from Michael Marantz on Vimeo. [Read more…]

Edward Tarte Could Have Remained a Priest, But…

Recently I made a YouTube video: “49th Anniversary of my Ordination to the Priesthood.” One of my subscribers, DaithiDublin, made the following video using my voice as heard on the last half of my video, along with visual images of his choosing: [Read more…]

Can Sam Harris Reclaim the Word ‘Spirituality’?

Sam Harris‘ next book will take a scientific look at spirituality. His first task might be convincing atheists to come along for the ride despite their shortcomings about the “S” word. He writes this in defense: We must reclaim good words and put them to good use — and this is what I intend to [Read More…]