Learn About Philosophy and Help a Great Cause

As you probably know, all this week atheist bloggers are contributing a great deal of effort to support the Secular Student Alliance (SSA) in many different ways. Several are participating in non-stop blogathons, and my friend Dan Fincke, author of the remarkably intelligent and prolific blog Camels With Hammers, will be doing 24 blog posts [Read More…]

Alabama Public Television Executives Fired Because They Didn’t Want to Air Videos by Pseudo-Historian David Barton

Sometimes you read stories and they magnify every stereotype you have about the South… The Alabama Educational Television Commission (AETC) oversees Alabama Public Television (APT). Recently, AETC Commissioner Rodney Herring told APT executives that they should air The American Heritage Series, a 10-episode program featuring Christian pseudo-historian David Barton. Two of the APT executives, Allan [Read More…]

CNN Discusses Millennials’ Doubts About God with Secular Student Alliance’s Jesse Galef

Did you all catch our friend Jesse Galef on CNN this morning talking about the Pew Research Center’s survey showing that fewer people “Never Doubt God’s Existence”? I love how he worked the SSA plug in at the end I also thought he did a great job of steering the conversation toward the things he [Read More…]

He’s the President, Not the Pastor!

I’ve got your feel good moment of the day right here! That’s Pastor Frederick Haynes III from Friendship-West Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, and here’s what he has to say about President Obama and his personal stance on gay marriage: I’m sure some of y’all came here today wondering what I would have to say [Read More…]

Weatherford City Council Replaces Moment of Silence with Prayer

The city of Weatherford, Texas wants to be sued. You know how I know? Because I read the last sentence of this article: Councilwoman Heidi Wilder said she felt that the possibility of litigation would be “remote.” Take a *wild* guess as to why someone might sue them… YES! More prayer. Because moments of silence [Read More…]