Buying a Sole (or Two)

My friend Anne Jackson is working on a project that could help a lot of people. Essentially, a $5 donation will purchase two pairs of shoes. The shoes will be given to those people who don’t have them and can’t afford them. … over 300 million people around the world don’t have shoes and are [Read More...]

What’s the Craziest Conspiracy Theory You’ve Ever Heard Of?

My friend Ashley interviewed Skeptic magazine publisher Michael Shermer at the recent Atheist Alliance International convention. I especially like the portion below What other ideas (besides religion) leave you wondering how anyone could actually believe it? [Read more...]

Looking for Secular Parenting Blogs?

Dale McGowan has a large (chronological) list of secular parenting blogs. If you’re looking for anecdotes and advice from atheist parents, you’ll find plenty of great sources in the bunch! (via The Meming of Life) [Read more...]

Atheism Should Not Be Feared in Politics

Reader Ben Dreidel wrote this on another forum and I wanted to share it: I know of 3 instances where atheism was an “issue” in the most recent 2008 election. First, Pete Stark. He is the first openly atheist member of Congress in U.S. history. The revelation was met mostly with yawns when it happened. [Read More...]

Upcoming Speaking Events

I’m speaking at a couple schools in Illinois over the next couple weeks. Consider this a heads up: I’ll be at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL on Wednesday, November 12th at 7:00 p.m. More information can be found here. Also, I’ll be at Elmhurst College on Tuesday, November 18th. More information on that event [Read More...]