Speaking at Purdue University

For anyone in the area, I’ll be speaking in Indiana to the Purdue Non-Theists on Sunday, January 30th! Where:: Lilly Hall Of Life Sciences Room G126, 915 W. State St., West Lafayette, IN When:: The talk begins at 5:00p. It’ll focus on how the Religious Right went after me, how I responded, and what anyone [Read More…]

Don’t Worry, Blackbirds, It Gets Better

I’m late to the party here but you may have seen this video of preacher Cindy Jacobs blaming the recent dead blackbirds on the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell: It could be because we have said it’s okay for people who commit these kinds of [homosexual] acts to be recognized in our military for [Read More…]

So That’s Why Those Bible Study Groups Exist…

The Onion explains the real Christian agenda: See? There *is* a good reason to read all those “begats”… I wonder if Asian kids would rock the BATs, too… [Read more…]

Why Is It So Hard to Say Goodbye?

David Hayward shows us a phenomenon I’m sure many Christians have experienced: But for so many of them, it doesn’t mean goodbye. If anything, they try to rationalize for the fact that god never actually responds. I just need stronger faith. That voice I just made up was God speaking to me, right? God will [Read More…]

Ask Richard: Atheist Asked to Give Religious Reading at a Funeral

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Richard, By the time this is answered, it will be a moot point because the funeral is tomorrow but I thought I would ask. My young cousin died very unexpectedly and our family is having a Catholic ceremony for her. I am an atheist [Read More…]