Profiles of the Unaffiliated

Annie Nelson of the Columbia Tribune (Missouri) profiles a number of people in the region who are unaffiliated with any particular religious group. They’re not all atheists, but they’re sick and tired of the faith in which they were raised: Columbia atheist Ken Albright was a little boy when he first started questioning the fundamentalist [Read More...]

Blog Against Theocracy This Weekend

This weekend is the annual Blog Against Theocracy. Write your Constitution-defending, separation-of-church-and-state-promoting, non-religion-bashing post and submit it here The compilation of all the postings will be made after the weekend. [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more...]

Giving a Secular Invocation in the Pennsylvania Senate

The Pennsylvania state senate begins each day with a religious prayer, usually from a Christian pastor. Americans United for Separation of Church and State requested that the “prayer policy” be amended — they they should use a non-sectarian prayer so people of other faiths or no faiths were not excluded and state/church separation was not [Read More...]

Ricky Gervais’ Atheist Story

Comedian (and star of Britain’s The Office) Ricky Gervais discusses “How I went from Jesus-loving Christian to fun-loving infidel… in one afternoon”: But anyway, there I was, happily drawing my hero when my big brother Bob asked, “Why do you believe in God?” Just a simple question. But my mum panicked. “Bob,” she said, in [Read More...]

For Those Who Can’t Read

In case you didn’t want to read the few paragraphs of PZ Myers’ story, you can see him discuss the incident with Richard Dawkins: (via RichardDawkins.net) [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more...]


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