Sam Harris’ Next Book: Lying

Sam Harris has just announced that his next book will be released in September. It’s called Lying: It’s not available for pre-order yet, but I’ll let you know when it is! This will be his 4th book. Bonus points to anyone who can accurately predict what it’ll be about. ***Update***: Harris mentions on Twitter that [Read More…]

Ask Richard: New Teacher Considers Starting Atheist Group in Small Town

Richard, I am a father of two pre-school age children. I have just gotten a teaching job in a very small town (under 4,000 people) in a very isolated area (2 hour drive to find a bigger town). The town is exceedingly Christian. The local Yellow Pages lists dozens of Christian churches in the surrounding [Read More…]

When Atheists Invade the GOP Straw Poll…

I love this picture Reader John snapped this image of his friends Amber and Jason with Congresswoman Michele Bachmann‘s husband Marcus during the GOP Straw Poll in Iowa yesterday: ABC News’ Matt Jaffe noticed, too: When I was standing outside Bachmann’s tent, Marcus Bachmann was there shaking hands with supporters. One girl walked up wearing [Read More…]

A Couple Updates About Military Atheists

1) As Kelley Freeman posted while I was away, Rock Beyond Belief is on! The free festival will feature musical acts and speakers (including Richard Dawkins) and it’s scheduled for March 31, 2012. I *really* love the logo: Way to get an Atheist (and FSM) dog tag in there 2) Also, for a limited time, [Read More…]

The True Story of Abraham and Isaac

I don’t remember reading this version of the story in the Bible… but if it’s on the Internet, it must be true. That god character is so damn confusing… (via SMBC Theater) [Read more…]