Should We Complain About the Rejection of Atheists on the BBC’s ‘Thought For The Day’?

I’m admittedly a bit biased when I say this, but I genuinely think that one of the greatest exports from the UK is the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), a.k.a. The Beeb. The BBC is the largest broadcaster in the world, employing a staff of 23,000 across all of its various┬ádivisions. In its early years it [Read More…]

Was This Your Religious Upbringing?

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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Will No Longer Have Christian Prayers Before Football Games

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga used to recite Christian prayers before football games. But in May, the Freedom From Religion Foundation sent them a letter (PDF) asking them to put a stop to it: Our complainant, a University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football game attendee, reports that the invocations at football games from 2010 [Read More…]

Sam Harris on Atheist Spirituality

Brian Wilson posted this compilation of Sam Harris discussing “atheist spirituality“: (via AscendingParadigm) [Read more…]

Carrie Poppy Talks About the Importance of Using Inclusive Language

At TAM 10, Carrie Poppy gave a talk about “the importance of using inclusive language while doing outreach,” something she says the Mormon Church (which she “joined” last year) does very well: I haven’t had a chance to watch the full video yet, but if you like any particular parts, please leave the timestamps and [Read More…]