An Atheist vs. Christian Debate Takes Place in Malaysia

On August 25th, there was a debate on the existence of God in Malaysia. According to Kok Sen Wai of the Malaysian Atheists, it was the “first time such a dialogue occurred” in the country as well as the largest ever gathering of atheists there (both claims I can’t verify). Anyway, you can see the [Read More…]

Columnist Offers Great Advice to Mother Concerned About Daughter’s Atheism

Normally, when a syndicated newspaper advice columnist tackles a question about atheism, I cringe. It’s never good information and you’re left wondering how the person earned a column in the first place. That’s not the case with Carolyn Hax, writer and columnist for the Washington Post. A mother wrote to Hax concerning her daughter… who [Read More…]

Dan Barker Will Speak in Chicago Next Sunday

This one’s for the locals. For anyone in the area, Dan Barker will be speaking at the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago next Sunday, September 16th, from 10:30a-12:00p. The topic? “Outspoken Atheists: Help or Hindrance to the Secular Movement?” … Noting that atheist writers Dawkins and Harris are accused of being overcritical of religion, Barker [Read More…]

The Best Piece of Fan Mail I’ve Ever Received

Over the summer, I wrote an article for Free Inquiry in which I asked atheists to “take care of our own.” A few weeks ago, the magazine’s staff forwarded me a piece of “fan mail” they got at their offices… here’s the beginning: He solved alllll of math. All of it. I should just quit [Read More…]

Christian Love vs. ‘Christian Love’

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