Friendly Atheist Contest #21: New Catholic Sins

Last week, I ran this contest: What other “sins” will the Catholic Church condemn? Here are the Top 5 responses (with submitters)! 5| Back sassin’ His Holiness. (Renacier) 4| Emoticons. … The emoticon is another symptom of the degradation and increasing secularism of society. It is beneath God, and it is beneath his faithful. (Brett) [Read More...]

Atheists Shouldn’t Raise Atheist Children

How many Christians (or other religious) parents do you think would be able to say what Nica Lalli writes in an op-ed piece for USA Today? I may be raising my kids outside organized religion, but I am not raising them to be ignorant of religion any more than I am raising them to be [Read More...]

For Those Who Want to Buy Muslim Swag…

You have your choice of this: Or this: The first one’s a joke (via My Confined Space) The second one — Kurt Westergaard‘s famous Mohammed cartoon that made radical Muslims throw violent hissy fits around the world — is up for auction: It could command great interest at auction. Auction houses, however, were voicing doubts [Read More...]

Penn Jillette is Currently Dancing…

Some please make him stop. My eyes! They burn. Says one judge to Penn: “The problem is your feet.” Says another judge: “The hip action was more like replacement hip action.” Says the final judge: “I thought you were gonna rip [partner] Kym’s leg off… you’ve got monstrous feet.” His scores: 5, 6, and 5 [Read More...]

A Study of Religious and Nonreligious Campus Organizations

There’s a project I’ve been interested in doing for some time, and I finally was able to complete it this weekend. (I actually did it a number of years ago and wanted to see if anything had changed since then.) Before you read further, try to guess the number of Christian groups at any one [Read More...]