Ask Richard: Young Atheist’s Minister Father Threatens to Withhold College Tuition

I get so many letters just like this, more than I can keep up with, where precious love is jeopardized because despite great effort, one family member is simply not capable of believing any more, and other family members are stuck in their fear, or anger, or pride, or ignorance, or prejudice, or a combination [Read More...]


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Apply for the 2010-2011 American Atheists Scholarship

If you’re a college student (or a high school senior about to enter college), the deadline for the American Atheists Founders’ Scholarship is January 31st. If you’ve done any activism this past year individually or with a group, if you’ve written letters-to-the-editor which were published, if you were an outspoken atheist in some way or [Read More...]


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Atheists Never…

There are many items on this list and so many more that need to be added… There’s a link for each item so you can see the proof for yourself. I don’t see how anyone can go through this list and then accuse atheists of not having a moral foundation. (via Church of the Flying [Read More...]


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Why Am I Still Vegetarian?

I touched on this the other day, but it deserves its own thread. What are my thoughts about vegetarianism? I’ll just start typing and see what comes out… I’ve been a vegetarian my entire life. I’ve never eaten meat, at least not on purpose. (Dammit, Taco Bell, I said Bean Burrito!) I was raised that [Read More...]


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Mmm… Sacrilicious

***Update***: The ad has been pulled from the contest. … Doritos and Pepsi are holding a contest where people can submit their own commercial — the highest vote-getters will see their commercial air during the Super Bowl. One of the ads in the running is all sorts of hilarious: Apparently, the people in line at [Read More...]


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