Australian Atheist Bus Ad Says God Better Have ‘a Good Excuse’

In anticipation of next month’s 2012 Global Atheist Convention in Melbourne, the Atheist Foundation of Australia has purchased bus ads that raise a great point: “If God exists, I hope he has a good excuse.” David Nicholls, president of the Atheist Foundation of Australia, had this to say about the adverts: “Woody Allen’s words encapsulate [Read More…]

I Did a Couple of Podcast Interviews

Over the weekend, I had a serious discussion on Equal Time For Freethought with Jamila Bey and host Matt LaClair about minorities in the atheist movement. A more entertaining (though less serious) interview took place at Cognitive Dissonance. There, we talked about things like what kind of blog posts are most interesting to write about [Read More…]

National Atheist Party Responds to Criticism About Inviting Westboro Baptist Church to Reason Rally

This is a guest post by Lee Moore and leaders of the National Atheist Party. … Our recent invitation to the Westboro Baptist church has sparked a bit of controversy. Kelley Freeman described our invitation as “[poking] a rattlesnake with a stick,” but we just don’t see it that way. Reactions from others have been [Read More…]

You Think You’re Helping… But You’re Not

I’m just going to leave this video right here… The highlight occurs at the 1:28 mark. My favorite part is the fact that they have to go to a specific physical location to pray. Because we all know God won’t hear them if they pray at their own homes… (via MisterDoctorE) [Read more…]

Eddie Izzard Will Speak at Reason Rally!

There are a few last-minute additions to the Reason Rally roster and they’re big ones. Here’s the first: Actor/comedian Eddie Izzard will be joining us on the Reason Rally stage! Izzard has appeared in Ocean’s Twelve, Cars 2, and Valkyrie.  He is also a successful stand-up comic. More announcements are coming soon… [Read more…]