An Army Survey Biased Against Foxhole Atheists

Sgt. Justin Griffith recently took a test called the Soldier Fitness Tracker (SFT) that would test his competency in four areas: Emotional, Social, Family, and Spiritual. One of these things is not like the others… Why is Spiritual on that list? Who knows… Among the questions Justin had to answer on a scale of 1 [Read More...]

Because You Enjoyed Food, Inc.

I’m impressed. Not only does Netflix know what movies you’d like to see, it knows which subscribers are atheists… (Thanks to Annie for the link!) [Read more...]

Is ‘Freedom of Religion’ Necessary?

Mark Mercer, a Philosophy professor, has a piece in The Ottawa Citizen that’s worth a read. As a civil libertarian, he argues that “freedom of religion” really isn’t necessary if other liberties are respected. And when we give special privileges to people of faith, we’re “[violating] our equality as citizens.” Courts have ruled that Sikh [Read More...]

A Simple Way To Get That Snow Off Your Car

Don’t want to brush all the snow off your car in the morning? Godless Girl figured out a way to get someone else to do it for you at no cost. Just take advantage of anti-atheist prejudice: What if I wrote a little message on my windows to see what would happen? Many folks write [Read More...]

Do Christmas Trees Make You Feel Uncomfortable?

American Atheists’ president Dave Silverman was back on Fox News Channel yesterday — this time, alongside the Catholic League’s Bill Donohue — to talk about a study which claims that Christmas trees in the workplace make some people feel excluded. Somehow, Hitler gets worked into the argument at the end of the clip… Donohue’s suggests [Read More...]