Losing a Job on Religious Grounds

ChooseDoubt says he got fired because of his atheist views. His details are vague (he says he can’t go into detail for legal reasons), but if the story is true the way it’s described, it would be awful. And so very illegal. I recently lost my job. I was forced out – fired – ostensibly [Read More...]

How Well Are the Atheist Books Selling?

Publishers Weekly has an article discussing how books about atheism are in vogue. There’s nothing you haven’t heard before in the article, but I did think it was interesting to see how all these books have been selling. The numbers aren’t exact (they’re lower than the actual amounts), but they give you a good estimate [Read More...]

My Phil Plait Story

***UPDATE: Phil’s my friend now! Yay!*** I got an email the other day that said I have a new Facebook friend. But it wasn’t a random person… it was Phil Plait, the excellent blogger at Bad Astronomy! This was very exciting. As far as science bloggers go, Phil’s at the top of the pack. He [Read More...]

Testing Google AdSense

I’m testing out Google AdSense. If you subscribe to my RSS feed, this shouldn’t be an issue. If you don’t, it just requires some minor scrolling to get to the latest posting. Thanks for bearing with me. Any suggestions as to how to make it better or more useful (for me, anyway) would be helpful. [Read More...]

I Almost Feel Bad For Her…

I think I’m on Shirley Phelps-Roper’s side for once… kind of. Shirley is the daughter of Fred Phelps, whose entire family is known for protesting military funerals because God is punishing our country for “harboring gays and lesbians” (and apparently, the two ideas are connected). The family’s church’s website is GodHatesFags.com. It’s very easy to [Read More...]