President of Camp Quest on NPR

Amanda Metskas, the president of Camp Quest (the summer camp for children of atheist parents), was on NPR today. The interview came across really well, and Amanda was able to respond to a lot of the misconceptions people may have of the camp. Check it out here! [tags]atheist, atheism, Amanda Metskas, Camp Quest, NPR[/tags] [Read more...]

Canadian Atheists Are Stable

An article in the Calgary Herald (Canada) states: Despite the popularity of religion-bashing books like Christopher Hitchens’ God is Not Great and Richard Dawkins’ The God Delusion, the ranks of self-proclaimed Canadian atheists has remained steady during the last 30 years. This is according to a new paper called “Nevers, Nones and Nots” (DOC) written [Read More...]

The Eggplant Has Spoken

Some lady saw the word GOD in an eggplant: Somehow, this is big news. It’ll be bigger news when it goes up on eBay in 5… 4… 3… Felicia Teske of Boothwyn says she was preparing fried eggplant for dinner Sunday evening and noticed that the seeds in one slice seemed to spell out the [Read More...]

I’m a Woman. I cook and sew. Because the Bible Tells Me So.

Sometimes, I think religious people purposely provide fodder for the atheists… (emphases mine): The Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary offers coursework in Greek and Hebrew, in archaeology, in the philosophy of religion and – starting this fall – in how to cook and sew. Southwestern Baptist, one of the nation’s largest Southern Baptist seminaries, is introducing [Read More...]

Christ Christ Baby

Reed gives us all a terrific opening for our rap song. Would you like to help finish it? (And then someone put it to video, upload it to YouTube in response to the challenge, and send me the link! Extra points if you dance in it.) Yo, J.C. Let’s kick it! Christ, Christ Baby Christ, [Read More...]