A Former Atheist-in-the-Pulpit Delivers a Sermon

Catherine Dunphy was trained as a Roman Catholic Chaplain before becoming an atheist, and she is now a graduate and board member of The Clergy Project. On May 6th, she delivered the following sermon about her deconversion at West Hill United Church (a relatively Humanistic church) in Toronto, Ontario. *** I would like to take [Read More…]

Christian Group: If You Don’t Let Us Put Up Religious Monuments on Public Land, You Must Hate the Troops

This is pretty vile. The Liberty Institute (a Christian group) is co-opting Memorial Day in order to convince people that religious emblems (like the Mount Soledad Cross) ought to exist on public land. Specifically, they’re promoting this video called “Don’t Tear Me Down”: The video basically implies if you support church-state separation, you have some [Read More…]

Atheist Music: ‘Faith’ by Dangermaker

Reader Ryan alerted me to a San Francisco-based band called Dangermaker. They have a song on their album Black Dream called “Faith” and its lyrics are pretty atheist-friendly: Faith by DANGERMAKER Open your eyes, Somebody’s watching you. Change your mind, Change it to something new. Don’t let it fall apart, Let it fall apart (something [Read More…]

Want to be Stress-free? Become a Christian

A known issue which plagues almost every individual is the mental, emotional and physical tension known as stress. We do all kinds of things to be relieved of the Stress Monster: Turn to alcohol and drugs, watch television, exercise, eat comfort food, spend time with loved ones… You get the idea. People make a living [Read More…]

Daniel Dennett Defines An Atheist

In his talk at the Global Atheist Convention in Melbourne, Daniel Dennett gave a talk on “How To Tell You’re An Atheist“: As always, if there are any bits we should pay special attention to, just leave the timestamp and a summary in the comments. [Read more…]