What Makes a Successful Humanist Community?

Dale McGowan recently visited the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture and discovered ten things that make a Humanist community successful. He goes into some depth on each item, but here is the short version of his list: 10. A great space. 9. Music. 8. Food. 7. A call to action. 6. Ritual. (Uh oh, I [Read More...]

Why Gary Goodyear Must Be Questioned About His Beliefs

Gary Goodyear is Canada’s science minister who couldn’t give a straight answer when asked if he believed in evolution. In other words, he’s probably hiding his Creationist beliefs — which means Canada’s science minister may not accept science. Dan Gardner of The Ottawa Citizen satirically defends Goodyear: I believe the earth has existed for precisely [Read More...]

This Is What An Atheist Looks Like: Part 2

Flickr user jaynedemarco has been putting some nifty artwork up on the site. The theme is: “This is what an atheist looks like.” The last time I posted about this, people had wonderful things to say. Jayne has since added a few more pieces of art to the collection. Here are my favorites: Ronald Reagan, [Read More...]

Introducing NoGodTube

James Randi and JREF recently had their YouTube account suspended because of a copyright violation. The violation was addressed and resolved and their account is now back online. While this may have been a fair reason to suspend the offending video, YouTube may have crossed the line by suspending the entire account. JREF is fortunate [Read More...]

Hitchens Versus the Christians (Video)

A couple weeks ago, at the Christian Book Expo, four Christian apologists (including Lee Strobel and William Lane Craig) debated one atheist (Christopher Hitchens). I haven’t seen the full video yet, but I figure some of you may enjoy this: (via Atheist Media Blog) [Read more...]