An Atheist in Christian Clothing: What Should He Do?

I heard a fascinating story from one reader recently. He has been working at a Christian university for several years, but during his time there, he became an atheist. This is a problem for several reasons. For one, he signed a “faith statement” when he accepted the job. If his bosses found out about his [Read More...]

Eye for an Eye?

(There’s a NSFW image at the bottom of this post, just fyi.) You may have already heard this disturbing story: An Iranian man (Majid Movahedi) blinded a woman (Ameneh Bahrami) with acid in 2004 after she refused a marriage proposal from him. “I decided to splash acid on her face so her husband would leave [Read More...]

Go See Slumdog Millionaire

That is all. I saw the movie yesterday. It was *incredible*. Best movie I’ve seen in a really long time. Yay for movies with brown people. [Read more...]

Not Everyone Understands How Atheists Can be Moral

Shannon Murphy, a senior at Bryn Mawr college in Pennsylvania, is surprised that students at her (fairly liberal) university would question how atheists could be moral: In speaking to a fellow atheist friend about the [Deborah] Stone lecture, the topic of morality and religion at Bryn Mawr came up. My friend told me that she [Read More...]

Questioning God is Apparently Hate Speech

Members of the Colorado Coalition of Reason (COCORE) recently paid to put up 11 atheist billboards, a variant of a common billboard being put up by local groups around the country: Two of those billboards will not be going up, though, because Christians complained to the media company owning the billboard space, Next Media, which [Read More...]