Freethought Books to Prisoners

My friend Leslie Zukor (of Reed College in Oregon) has been working on a service project for the past couple years. She has been acquiring atheist books to send to prisoners. It’s a response to the abundant amount of religious material and I-found-Jesus stories you hear so much about in jail. She’s been pretty successful [Read More...]

You Could Be a Genius!

Bjorn finds all the good stuff. Like this genius quiz. All you have to do is remember the 10 Commandments. They even give you mnemonic devices. Afterwards, they tell you what you just learned: Can you see the Ten Commandments are like the mirror – they show us how bad we are, and how we [Read More...]

Atheists Against the Tide

Josh Jarman of The Columbus Dispatch had an article about the recent rise of atheism that quotes many non-religious leaders. Even one of the religious people mentioned in the article is correct in his assessment. First, Tom Flynn, editor of Free Inquiry magazine, on why the atheist authors are so successful: “With (President) Bush trumpeting [Read More...]

Operation Foxhole Atheists

We know our non-religious troops are victims of Evangelical Christian proselytization and that people still say, “There are no atheists in foxholes.” I hadn’t heard about this story, but it also deserves a hearing: [Operation Foxhole Atheists] started after hearing about several atheist soldiers in Iraq that attempted to start a group at their Forward [Read More...]

Create a Caption for This Image

If you do, you could win a prize! Amusing entries are sought, rather than gratutitously obscene ones. The deadline for entries is September 30, so get creative now! Again, the prize is a year’s free subscription to the Freethinker. [tags]atheist, atheism, humanist, humanism, freethinker[/tags] [Read more...]