Short Vacation

I’m currently en route to Ohio! I’ll be back Tuesday. The blog is on autopost until then. Feel free to send emails/links, but I probably won’t get to them before next week. There will be updates on Twitter throughout the weekend (including the Creation Museum trip — the hashtag #CreoZerg will be used, per PZ’s [Read More...]

Help the Food for Banned Books Drive

I mentioned last week that the Metro State Atheists in Colorado were running a charity event called Food for Freethought 2009. You give them non-perishable foods (which will be donated), and they’ll give you a banned book! In order to make this happen, though, they need books. They now have a wish list up on [Read More...]

Christians: Do You Defend Your Own Freedom?

Richard Wade here. I’ve spent a long time on this blog trying to have and to promote respectful dialogues with the many Christians who visit. Many of you have expressed your appreciation of my courteous approach. I now want to spend some of that “social capital” by respectfully issuing you a challenge, and by making [Read More...]

A Survey of the Non-Religious

Luke Galen, an associate professor at Grand Valley State University in Michigan, recently conducted a survey in conjunction with the Center for Inquiry of non-religious people specifically. That hasn’t happened in much depth before. You can check out the methodology and results here (PDF). The biggest flaw, as far as I can tell, is that [Read More...]

Tennessee Atheists May Be Interested In This…

To folks near Collierville, Tennessee (close to Memphis), there’s an event going on in your area next week at the Collierville Church of Christ you may want to attend: a “Truth About Human Origins” Seminar with Brad Harrub. Here’s the schedule: Friday August 14: 7:00PM: Atheism’s Attack on America Saturday, August 15: 6:30PM: Is Genesis [Read More...]