What Have You Changed Your Mind About?

Each year, Edge asks some of the most prominent thinkers in the world one question. This year’s question: WHAT HAVE YOU CHANGED YOUR MIND ABOUT? WHY? Science is based on evidence. What happens when the data change? How have scientific findings or arguments changed your mind?” Some answers from our favorite atheists are below: Richard [Read More...]

An Atheist and a Christian: A Love Story

A (true) love story to kick off the year. I have talked to the couple and they gave me permission to tell their story. It’s longer than most of my postings, but I hope you’ll take the time to read it. … Kate is a dyed-in-the-wool atheist. She was raised in a non-religious home, but [Read More...]

High School Atheist Wants a Scholarship

Michelle Dubert-Bellrichard, a high school student from Wisconsin, has an opinion piece in the Telegraph Herald newspaper (Iowa). She’s an atheist and she wants a scholarship. Students who are active in their church are greatly looked upon when it comes to applying for money. For some scholarships, the only people eligible must be members of [Read More...]

Friendly Atheist Contest #13: The New Atheists’ New Year’s Resolutions

Last week, I ran this contest: Complete the next line(s) of the poem: ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; I was just expecting a couple lines, but some of you wrote entire poems! And they were awesome. I’m only included some lines [Read More...]

Happy Birthday to…

Greta Christina! She writes this for herself: Happy birthday to me I don’t live in a tree But I look like a primate Because I am one. And got this response from a commenter: Happy birthday to you I went to the zoo I saw a fat monkey but I didn’t think it was you [Read More...]