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…]

Bill Maher Promotes the Secular Student Alliance

This is quite an endorsement for the Secular Student Alliance, courtesy of the Real Time with Bill Maher blog: A group called the Secular Student Alliance is starting to get requests from teens who want to start atheist clubs at their high schools. These are kids who happen to believe that life can be lived [Read More…]

Pat Robertson Longs for the Good Ol’ Days of Wife-Beating

Pat Robertson is still the worst, everyone! Today, on the 700 Club, he was giving out his sterling advice to a man with marital problems: My wife has become a real problem.  She has no respect for me as the head of the house.  She insults me and she even went as far as stretching her hand to [Read More…]