Want a *Free* Membership from the Secular Student Alliance?

The nice part about being a nosy former intern for the Secular Student Alliance is that I get to sometimes learn of awesome news before anyone else. The sad part is that I don’t get to tell anyone about it, even if it’s the most awesome news ever! I’ve been really excited about this news [Read More…]

Speaking at the University of Alabama This Friday

What better way to spend Good Friday than with a group of heathens? I’ll be giving a talk Friday night at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa for the Alabama Atheists and Agnostics. The event takes place in Ferguson Student Center, Room 360, from 6:30p – 7:45p. It’s free of charge and a goat may [Read More…]

Foundation Beyond Belief Announces Q2 2012 Slate of Charities

The Foundation Beyond Belief has just announced its five beneficiaries for the new quarter — each charity will likely receive several thousands of dollars, courtesy of atheist donors: POVERTY: Shoulder to Shoulder HUMAN RIGHTS: It Gets Better Project CHALLENGE THE GAP: MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger EDUCATION: National Association for Urban Debate Leagues THE [Read More…]

Are Atheists Paying Too Much Respect to Religious Beliefs?

This is a guest post by Spencer Mulesky. Spencer is an undergraduate Philosophy major studying at Indiana University and a Co-Founder of the Atheist and Agnostic Club of North High School (Evansville, IN). A response follows his piece. … Stephen Fry, a supporter of the British Humanist Association and a public voice for atheism, said [Read More…]

You Won’t Believe What Great-Grandma Didn’t

Thomas Lawson recently published the book Letters from an Atheist Nation: Godless Voices of America in 1903. It transcribes articles that were written for the Blue Grass Blade, a freethought newspaper that’s over a century old, articles that answer the question, “Why are you an atheist?” Check out the trailer: It’s amazing that our great-grandparents [Read More…]