You’ll Love Me, Richard Dawkins

You may have heard Lady GaGa‘s popular song called “Paparazzi“: I’m your biggest fan I’ll follow you until you love me Papa — paparazzi Baby there’s no other superstar You know that I’ll be your Papa — paparazzi This prompted Janoova O. Kapoosa (a.k.a. ArcanusMemoria) to create a parody tribute to Richard Dawkins: I’m your [Read More...]

New Reality TV Show: Convert the Atheists

I guess we shouldn’t be too surprised to see this in Turkey, the only country that has a lower rate of acceptance of evolution than the United States. A new reality show called “Penitents Compete” (when translated) will soon premiere on Turkish television. The premise: Each week, a different group of atheists will appear in [Read More...]

Support the Secular Students?

***UPDATE***: Reader Colin says: I put in $100, and will throw in another $10 per person below who posts saying they donated $10 or more (up to a max of $100 more)… … My friend Ashley (sporting a fantastic new haircut) made a video explaining the Secular Student Alliance‘s new matching grant: The Vital Spark [Read More...]

The Connection Between CEOs and Megachurch Pastors

Here’s an interesting look at how Christian megachurches are very similar to major business corporations: Successful megachurches are like well-run companies, with intricate corporate structures devised to keep each member personally engaged; their pastors are like chief executives, maximizing the productivity of laborers in the evangelism enterprise. Jumbotron notwithstanding, the architectural and organizational tropes of [Read More...]

Why Do We Always Talk about Atheism?

Here’s a terrific article about why atheists so often talk about atheism by Greta Christina (whom I will *finally* get to meet in person next week!). One reason she mentions is that many atheists feel religion is not just wrong, but also harmful. And we need to point that out. Another is the ongoing anti-atheist [Read More...]