Atheist Hell

I don’t see how this is very different from my current existence… (via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal — Thanks to everyone for the link!) [Read more...]

Ricky Gervais Discusses His Atheism with James Lipton

Comedian Ricky Gervais recently appeared on Inside the Actors Studio with host James Lipton. He discussed the origins of his atheism in the way only he can (The relevant portion begins at the 4:33 mark.) Here’s a rough transcript of the exchange: Lipton: What are the lessons that you learned [from your family]? Gervais: That [Read More...]

Inauguration Prayer #4: Rev. Sharon E. Watkins

***The final Religious Word Count is at the bottom of this posting.*** As I said earlier, I’ll be making a donation to the Secular Coalition for America for every use of the words “Jesus,” “Christ,” “Lord,” and “God.” I’ll hope you’ll join me in doing that. We ‘ve already heard Rev. Gene Robinson, Rev. Rick [Read More...]

Raising Freethinkers Released!

I’m excited to say that my friend Dale McGowan‘s new book, Raising Freethinkers: A Practical Guide for Parenting Beyond Belief, has finally been released! I had the chance to see a preview copy a couple weeks ago and it looked fantastic. In fact, it made me want to rush out and have babies immediately. The [Read More...]

Obama’s Real Oath Of Office… Sans Bible

Because of Chief Justice John Roberts‘ flubbing of the oath of office on Inauguration Day, Barack Obama retook the oath on Wednesday night. Not that either oath makes a huge difference — he’s President whether he says the words or not. But it should be noted that the revised Oath was said without a Bible: [Read More...]