How To Spend Your Tax Refunds

After all the talk of tithing and how atheists donate less than many religious people, here’s a place all of you can send the extra funds you may be entitled to this year. A brief description: … Modest Needs compiles “grant applications” from people who are on the verge of entering the poverty cycle. Through [Read More...]

The Catholic Church is in *So* Much Trouble

Someone at The New York Times has a sense of humor: (via RumorsDaily) [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more...]

Why Is Expelled Rated PG?

Jeannette Catsoulis of The New York Times keeps reviewing Expelled even after the actual article has ended… … Mixing physical apples and metaphysical oranges at every turn “Expelled” is an unprincipled propaganda piece that insults believers and nonbelievers alike. In its fudging, eliding and refusal to define terms, the movie proves that the only expulsion [Read More...]

Christopher Hitchens’ Acceptance Speech

At last year’s Freedom From Religion Foundation conference, Christopher Hitchens, author of God is Not Great, received the “Emperor Has No Clothes Award” — an award “for public figures who engage in public dissent of religion.” The transcript of his acceptance speech is now available on FFRF’s website. Here are some excerpts: I do feel [Read More...]

God and the New Atheism

Pastor Mike Clawson here again. For those interested in thoughtful Christian responses to atheism and especially the “New Atheism” characterized by Dawkins, Hitchens, Harris, et al. (as opposed to the kind of responses you might get from say, Ray Comfort or Ken Ham), you might be interested in this new book by Dr. John Haught, [Read More...]