Excellent Skills and Methods for Talking to Believers

Richard Wade here. Are you interested in actually influencing a religious believer to start thinking critically, rather than just scoring “points” that only you are counting? Are you bored with doing the same old song and dance with faith-based minds, assured that your arguments were better, but knowing they had no effect? Would you like [Read More…]

Debate Recaps

Last night, Dave Silverman of American Atheists debated Dinesh D’Souza at the University of Pennsylvania. Staks Rosch was there and gives his recap here. Shaun McGonigal also offers his own summary. I wasn’t there, but I’m guessing Silverman pulled out a lot of these: … Meanwhile, Jerry Coyne debated theologian John Haught over the topic: [Read More…]

Even the Receptionist Was Surprised at How Richard Dawkins Was Treated

Richard Dawkins was supposed to speak about his new book The Magic of Reality at the Wyndgate Country Club in Rochester Hills, Michigan last night… but, as you know by now, the owner canceled the event (after the contract was signed) after finding out that Dawkins was an atheist. Kimberly Danner is a student at [Read More…]

Fiction and Fact in One Book

Reader Amy saw this book at Walmart: We can all thank the American Bible Society for keeping the two things separate, just as they should be [Read more…]

Once Again, the American Cancer Society Mishandles the Atheist Donation Problem

Another article about how the American Cancer Society rejected the idea of the Foundation Beyond Belief’s nontheistic National Relay For Life teams. (Thanks, Greta Christina!) Another half-assed excuse-for-an-apology by the ACS that doesn’t even address the actual issue: I’m shocked by how horribly the ACS is handling this issue. It’s clear they’re just hoping no [Read More…]