Christian Democrats Group Forms… Where?!

A group for Democrats has now formed at Pat Robertson‘s Regents University. The school has had a Republicans group since… well… forever. But this is new ground for them: … Carlos Campo, Regent’s vice president for academic affairs, said Robertson gave his thumbs up to the new group. “He said, ‘You know what, it reflects [Read More...]

I Sold My Soul in Germany

I got a nice little present in the mail on my birthday (coincidentally, of course). It was the Germany version of I Sold My Soul on eBay! I’d known the book existed but I hadn’t yet gotten ahold of a copy. It’s all about the exclamation point. That is *so* what the English version is [Read More...]

Atheist Proselytizing: It Leads to Boobies

Reader Doug tried a little experiment (a la Omar Call) where he stood on a street corner in New Orleans during Mardi Gras and “preached” atheism. Maybe preached isn’t the right word. He stood with a sign (which read “Atheism: All of the Mardi Gras, None of the Lent”) — on the other side of [Read More...]

Testing Compassion at the Church

Here’s a cool experiment (with severely flawed methodology). Pastor Tommy Jackson pretended to be a drunk and homeless man wandering around his Texas church’s parking lot. As church members drove in for service that morning, they saw a man staggering around… Jackson wanted to test his congregation on their compassion for those in need. Playing [Read More...]

The Quick Astrology Test

What’s the simplest way to show that astrology is bunk when logic and rational arguments just won’t work? The always awesome Neil deGrasse Tyson tells us a quick experiment we can do in under a minute: I can’t wait to read his new book The Pluto Files. (via Atheist Media Blog) [Read more...]