Finally, a Charity Targeting Atheist Donors

For months now, I’ve been writing about Foundation Beyond Belief. Foundation Beyond Belief is a new 501c3 charitable and educational foundation created (1) to focus, encourage and demonstrate humanistic generosity, and (2) to support a nationwide nonreligious parent education program. For a while, we’ve been working on getting the website ready, getting the first slate [Read More...]

Science Teacher John Freshwater Fired

***Update***: It was correctly pointed out to me that the main link for this article is a year old. The information is accurate, but outdated. My fault for thinking it was recent news. Thanks to Ed for letting me know! … John Freshwater is the 8th grade science teacher from Mount Vernon, Ohio who was [Read More...]

Eliminating the Pledge from a School Board Meeting

A parent in the Issaquah School District in King County, Washington requested that the school board eliminate the Pledge of Allegiance from their regular business meetings. “It is inappropriate for the school board to ask atheists to stand and proclaim they are ‘under God,’” said [Matthew] Barry, a self-proclaimed atheist. “Atheists don’t believe in gods, [Read More...]

There is (Probably?) No God

I hear atheists saying both of the following statements and it would be nice to have it cleared up. Which statement should atheists be using? 1. There is probably no god. 2. There is no god. I should note that when I say “probably no god” in #1, I mean any amount less than 100% [Read More...]

FSM Tattoo

Why is this Flying Spaghetti Monster tattoo on a site called “Ugliest Tattoos”? Sacrilege, I tell you. I plan to get an expanded version of this all across my chest one day. Because the ladies will love it. (Thanks to Greta Christina for the link!) [Read more...]