Miss California Speaks at Christian College

It’s two of your favorite things in one place: Liberty University and Miss California Carrie Prejean. Prejean talks about her “persecution” at the 3:10 mark: I liked how she says she’s not sure if the whole Perez Hilton question was a setup… Then later says she had to choose his name from a jar. That’s [Read More...]

How Small Is Our World?

This is just awe-inspiring and it comes from the Friendly Atheist Forums. Click on this link, really take some time and look at those images. Understand the scales of magnitude as best you can. It’s amazing how insignificant we are in the grand scheme of the universe. Forumite Chal quoted the extremely relevant Carl Sagan: [Read More...]

Black Agnostic Wants to Leave Church

This letter to Salon‘s advice columnist Cary Tennis will be familiar to a lot of readers: I am an African-American male who, after several years of being a conservative, evangelical Christian, now considers myself to be a “Jesus-admiring, agnostic humanist” who also attends weekly church services at a predominantly African-American Missionary Baptist congregation with my [Read More...]

Greydon Square is an Atheist Icon?

Martin Cizmar of the Phoenix New Times has a feature article on atheist rapper Greydon Square: Without a doubt, Greydon Square is as contradictory and complex a figure as you’ll find making music in Phoenix. Not that most people know all that stuff. Internationally — and this ASU student you’ve probably never heard of has [Read More...]

Believing in the Face of Contradiction

This post is by Jesse Galef, who works for the American Humanist Association. He usually blogs at Rant & Reason. Jesse will now be a regular contributor to this site, so please welcome him to the group! … PZ Myers and Jerry Coyne each have posts mocking BioLogos, the Templeton Foundation-funded website by Francis Collins. [Read More...]