Amarillo Atheists Adopt a Highway

It’s hard being an atheist in Amarillo, Texas. But a group of freethinkers are trying to do some helpful community service in the area. Following in the footsteps of the Greensboro Atheist Organization, members of the Freethought Oasis group have adopted a highway! We’ve adopted a two-mile stretch of FM 1541 (South Washington), beginning about [Read More...]


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Save Yourself Till Marriage?

Sexie Sadie has a lot to say about the problems with abstinence-only sex education, but in the process, she raises an important question about why some people “save themselves” for marriage: I’ve never understood the concept of “saving yourself for marriage”. What exactly is one “saving” by waiting until the blessed wedding night to have [Read More...]


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Speaking at Elmhurst Tonight

It’s short notice — my bad — but I’ll be speaking at Elmhurst College (in the suburbs of Chicago) tonight (Monday)! The event takes place at 7:00 p.m. in the Founders Lounge. The topic: “The supremely awesome and controversial and generous things that secular college students are doing across the country.” I promise to find [Read More...]


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An Effective Way to Protest the Pope

As Pope Benedict came through Barcelona, Spain today, about 200 protesters were ready for him… Good thing he was in the PopeMobile or else he would have caught The Gay. (via Joe. My. God.) [Read more...]


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Happy Anniversaries to Them

A few friends (real and virtual) have been blogging for a while and they have reached some important milestones, so consider sending some love their way: Larry Moran at Sandwalk has been at it for 4 years. Alise at Big Mama’s Blog is on year 5. William at The Bolingbrook Babbler has been publishing a [Read More...]


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