Are Canadians Indifferent to the Atheist Ads?

A new poll suggests that Canadians are pretty apathetic when it comes to the atheist bus ads. The Canadian Press Harris-Decima survey suggests Canadians are largely indifferent, although similar campaigns have sparked anger in Britain and parts of the United States. The poll found 32 per cent of respondents opposed the ads, 20 per cent [Read More...]

Spend Good Friday with Me in Pittsburgh!

I’ll be giving a talk at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh next week! What better way to spend Good Friday than with the atheists? Here’s the info: Date: Friday, April 10 School: Carnegie Mellon University Sponsoring group: Carnegie Mellon AHA: Atheists, Humanists & Agnostics Time/place: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. in UC McConomy (Reception in UC [Read More...]

Hello to the Lurkers!

If you’ve been checking out this site but haven’t made any comments yet, consider this an open invitation to say hello and introduce yourself! Tell us who you are, where you’re located, what you do, and what your blog is (if applicable)! All new commenters must be approved/moderated by me, and once that happens, you’re [Read More...]

Why Are College Atheist Groups Important?

Why are college atheist groups important? Because their members will take a stand when no one else can/will. Ashley Rose Mockett is the founder of the Free-Thinkers Club at Saddleback College (in California). She received a scholarship to attend the school and was surprised by what she found at the ceremony to honor scholarship recipients: [Read More...]

Even After His Death, Jerry Falwell Causes Trouble

Last week, I posted an interview with Kevin Roose, the author of The Unlikely Disciple. He was the student who spent a semester at Jerry Falwell‘s Liberty University. His book has since been released… and after a bit of controversy, Liberty is actually selling the book in their campus bookstore. But it comes with a [Read More...]