Is Guster a Christian Band?

(Hemant’s note: This is a guest post by JulietEcho. She has been the fantastic admin for the Friendly Atheist forums for over two and a half years!) … Some contemporary Christian artists write songs that are hard to distinguish from secular music. As South Park parodied so well, many secular songs can be interpreted (or [Read More…]

The Canceled-Koran-Burning Aftermath

In the wake of the Koran-Burnings-That-Didn’t-Happen, I have a question and a comment. When is it ok to burn a book? I used to be against book-burning in general because I saw all books as valuable in some respect… for some reason, that seems silly to me now. I don’t care if you burn your [Read More…]

An Evolution and Art Contest

Charlie’s Playhouse is running a fantastic contest for children (under 12) that involves thinking about evolution. In essence, pick an animal you like and an island with a different environment from the one your animal is used to living in… now, think about the evolutionary shifts that animal would undergo. Now imagine that millions of [Read More…]

A Kiss-In Protest

Ever since I first saw it, I thought this was a bold and clever way to respond to a campus preacher who rails against homosexuality: But you don’t even need to do that. The Campus Atheists, Skeptics, and Humanists at the University of Minnesota are aware that notorious Christian Brother Jed is coming to their [Read More…]

Ask Richard: Loving His Country and Looking for an Alternative to “God Bless America”

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Richard, Hello. I’m a fan of your page and I’ve have enjoyed your advice and opinion. I’ll be brief. I have a question. Today is 9/11. It is an event that helped me become cured of religion. I love my country. How can I respond [Read More…]