Complete Video of My Toronto Speech

Last week, I spoke to a few secular groups in Toronto. The event was videotaped, and the full talk is now available on YouTube… though it’s in 398429823 parts. But if you’d like to see the complete version of my “I Sold My Soul on eBay and Friendly Atheism” talk, along with the Q&A, Part [Read More...]

The Jesus Forwards

I received this email from a friend: … I have a co-worker who is always sending me forwards, which is annoying enough as it is, but recently they’ve shifted to the Christian variety of email. Now I don’t think she’s secretly trying to convert me — in fact, I think she believes I’m already all [Read More...]

I Used to be Christian Before I Kissed a Girl

By now, you’ve probably heard the popular song I Kissed a Girl by Katy Perry. It includes these lyrics: I kissed a girl and I liked it The taste of her cherry ChapStick I kissed a girl just to try it I hope my boyfriend don’t mind it It felt so wrong It felt so [Read More...]

Advice for New Atheists

What advice would you offer a teenager who has just become an atheist but isn’t sure what to do now that her faith in God is gone? Specifically, what would you suggest regarding how to deal with family? Friends? When to tell people she’s not religious? How to meet other atheists? What to read? When [Read More...]

John McCain Tries to Get the Evangelical Vote

Both Barack Obama and John McCain are going after the Evangelical vote. Obama seems to have the momentum with that group, though, which is a bit of a surprise. How has John McCain responded? With a desperate campaign aimed at Christians who’ve forgotten they’re supposed to vote Republican. Laurie Kilmartin of the 23/6 parody site [Read More...]