Doesn’t Anyone Read Genesis?

The Bible taught you not to take an fruit from a serpent. Will these people never learn…? By the way, I want that costume for Halloween. (via [tags]atheist, atheism, Christian, Jesus, religion, snake, Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve[/tags] [Read more...]

Moment of Forced Silence Implemented in Illinois

The Chicago Tribune ran an article today about the now-mandatory moment of silence in public schools across the state. “I think it’s ridiculous,” said Mark Merklin, a sophomore at South Elgin High. “What’s the punishment if you talk all through the moment of silence? Is there a fine or what?” … Neil Codell, superintendent of [Read More...]

TED Talks Compilation

The TED conference is described as a “group of remarkable people that gather to exchange ideas of incalculable value.” Simply put: Brilliant people saying incredible things… and the talks are relatively short, too. The TED blog compiled a list of all 150 talks that have been uploaded to their site, along with descriptions. It’s hard [Read More...]

Tell Me Again Why This Isn’t Child Abuse?

From ABC: [Seven-year-old] Samuel [Boutwell] is a Baptist preacher at a church in his home town of Brookhaven, a small town in southwestern Mississippi. He also preaches outside in front of the local Wal-Mart, and has preached on the road in Virginia, Louisiana, Tennessee, Washington D.C., and the streets of New York City. Like many, [Read More...]

Christopher Hitchens vs Dinesh D’Souza

Next Monday, the “anti-theist” author of God is Not Great will verbally duke it out with the conservative author of What’s So Great about Christianity in New York. The King’s College will sponsor a debate between cultural critics Dinesh D’Souza and Christopher Hitchens at the New York Society for Ethical Culture, 64th Street and Central [Read More...]