Why Do Religious People Visit Atheist Blogs?

Mark at Proud Atheists raised this question the other day: “Why do Christians visit atheist blogs?” Some of them do it to preach via comments, we know that. But others have reasons we should take pride in — They find something on our blogs that they don’t find elsewhere. One commenter (a practicing Jew) pointed [Read More...]

The Hand of God

This was being sold on eBay but it has since been taken down. That’s apparently the “Hand of God“: Paul Grayhek, 52, listed the rock formation he dubbed the “Hand of God Rock Wall” on the online auction Web site eBay. The highest bid was $250 early Sunday, with three days left to go in [Read More...]

Florida’s Jesus License Plates

This isn’t even subtle: This image was snuck through the Florida Senate: Religious specialty plates offered by Sen. Ronda Storms, R-Valrico, and Sen. Gary Siplin, D-Orlando, made it onto a bill Friday even though many members had not seen images of those plates and none was produced for the debate. Siplin didn’t mince words when [Read More...]

Atheists Are More Popular Than…?

We may still be unelectable, but at least today, we are more popular than swine flu: Thanks, New York Times readers! [Read more...]

Atheists Do Not “Target UK schools”

I posted yesterday about The National Federation of Atheist, Humanist and Secular Student Societies (AHS) and how they were having a recruitment drive this summer to begin campus atheist groups. The Sunday Telegraph (UK) article about the group contained a number of inaccuracies — let’s clear this up. Here’s what Jonathan Wynne-Jones wrote in his [Read More...]