Secular Majority in Britain

Here’s a research summary excerpt you won’t be seeing in the United States anytime soon: Two thirds of UK adults (66%) or 32.2 million people have no connection with church at present (nor with another religion). These people are evenly divided between those who have been in the past but have since left (16 million) [Read More...]

Ellen Johnson on CNN Tonight

I don’t know whether Paula Zahn is trying to atone for the mess she made with the atheist community or whether she just enjoys digging a deeper hole for herself… But for what it’s worth, Ellen Johnson, president of American Atheists, will be Paula’s guest tonight at 8:00 EST on CNN. According to the announcement: [Read More...]

One More Elected Atheist Comes Out in Public

Last month, Congressman Pete Stark (D-California) made history when he came out publicly as the first non-theistic, elected official. He did this at the prompting of the Secular Coalition for America, which had run a contest asking people to nominate the highest-ranking such official. At the time, the “second place” winner was a school board [Read More...]

Atheists Argue About AP Article

A couple days ago, an article discussing the upcoming The New Humanism conference at Harvard circulated through the Associated Press wire. The story was picked up by many papers, including the Washington Post, the New York Times, and the Guardian. This was personally exciting if for no other reason that the Secular Student Alliance that [Read More...]

Carnival of the Godless #63

The new Carnival of the Godless is at Abstract Nonsense. Go check it out! The next CotG is at Neural Gourmet in two weeks. Submit your entries here! [tags]atheist, atheism, Carnival of the Godless, Abstract Nonsense, Neural Gourmet[/tags] [Read more...]