Please Keep This in Mind…

As crazy as one deranged young man acted, and as crazy as the response may be from select individuals, lets not forget these are isolated incidents that don’t necessarily represent a larger community. It also wouldn’t be such a bad thing to wait to get more information before making unfounded accusations. As I was sitting [Read More…]

The Purpose-Driven Atheist

Dan Barker, the co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation and author of Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America’s Leading Atheists, is one of the few notable atheists who actually lived his life under the spell of religion. He knows first-hand what it’s like to come out as an atheist and lose [Read More…]

This Needs a Caption…

Reader Andrew sent along this picture from a church in Phoenix that’s just begging for a punchline: I’ll get you started with a couple suggestions, courtesy of Twitter: But he gets mad if we unwrap them outside of marriage. (via @Robguy) Agreed. I’ve enjoy many a people’s package. (via @dalestaines) @CarlyShea also pointed me to [Read More…]

A Christian Mall Opens ‘The Prayer Store’

I have so many questions about The Prayer Station store in Hickory Ridge Mall in Memphis, TN: Wouldn’t it be better business for a retail store to use that space? Whose shopping agenda consists of visiting Macy’s, Build-a-Bear, and The Prayer Store? If Groupon were to offer a deal on this place, what would that [Read More…]

Atheist Delivers Invocation to Grand Junction City Council

Joe Alaimo of the Western Colorado Atheists & Freethinkers gave the first-ever invocation by an atheist at the Grand Junction City Council (Colorado) recently. You can always try to beat them at the game and have invocation prayers stop altogether, but if that’s not a likely option for you, then it’s not a bad idea [Read More…]