The Most Expensive Copy of The God Delusion in the Universe

Here’s a beautiful and inspiring story, told by Secular Coalition for America founder Herb Silverman about his now-deceased friend Bill Upshur: Knowing in 2007 that he didn’t have long to live, Bill told me he wanted to donate $20,000 to the Secular Humanists of the Lowcountry. He devised an unusual plan to make the donation. [Read More…]

Was Mary Really a Virgin?

Listen to Laci Green and learn something: ***Update***: Laci admits messing up that bit about the Immaculate Conception. Sorry for not catching it myself! [Read more…]

The American Cancer Society Lost a Few More Supporters

Not to rehash that whole controversy again, but here’s a story worth sharing, courtesy of blogger vnectar: I said [to my husband,] “Hey honey, I did a good deed today! I convinced K. not to donate money to the American Cancer Society!”. Then I started laughing because I realized that I would sound like a [Read More…]

nakedpastor: Career Counseling

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50/50, a Movie About Terminal Illness, Sidesteps a Big Question

In the recent film 50/50, Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays a young professional with his life seemingly worked out: a rewarding career, a charming girlfriend, and a nice house. But then he hears the worst news he could expect: those pains he’s been having in his back are due to a rare form of spinal cancer. It’s an [Read More…]


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