A Farewell to Beloved Children’s Author (and Atheist) Maurice Sendak

The great Maurice Sendak, author of Where the Wild Things Are, died yesterday at the age of 83. The Illini Secular Student Alliance reminds us of this excerpt from an interview he did with NPR’s Fresh Air in 2003: “I am not a religious person, nor do I have any regrets. The war took care [Read More…]

Security Expert Bruce Schneier Responds to Sam Harris

Security expert Bruce Schneier has taken Sam Harris to task on his proposal to profile Muslims at the airport. I don’t have time to analyze the back and forth right now (it’s late; I’m tired) but I still think it sets a good example when Harris offer up his own site for a guest post [Read More…]

Winning Entries in the Design-Your-Own-Atheist-Billboard Contest Now Up in Ohio

After an online contest held in January to design their next billboard, the Mid Ohio Atheists selected two designs (both created by Elliot Fuller) and they went up yesterday in Mansfield! In addition, they put up the following billboard as a response to a sign a local church put up last summer (which strangely used [Read More…]

Religion and Butt Zits

How no one thought of this before, I don’t know: What would other belief systems say? Let us know in the comments (via Toothpaste for Dinner) [Read more…]

Beware the Malware on the Religious Websites

(In response to this article.) [Read more…]