Friends of God: A Road Trip With Alexandra Pelosi

A documentary by Nancy Pelosi’s daughter, Alexandra, is set to debut at 9pm/8c tonight on HBO. Friends of God: A Road Trip With Alexandra Pelosi features the filmmaker talking with prominent evangelical leaders including Joel Osteen. Pelosi also talks to “visitors at religion-themed parks, a Christian comic, creationist educators, Liberty University students and activists in [Read More...]

18 Unconvincing Arguments for God

***Update: I’ve corrected a few mistakes in the intro, and I’ve attached August’s PDF of the arguments (great for printing out) and added some of his own thoughts. The arguments themselves are unchanged. Sorry for any inconvenience!*** August Berkshire, the public relations representative for Minnesota Atheists and Vice-President of Atheist Alliance International, has put together [Read More...]

Day of Faith Lawsuit

On July 26, 2006, 8-year-old DreShawna Davis was shot dead in the city of Jacksonville, Florida. The city, in response, wanted “more aggressive measures to reduce the homicide rate.” So mayor John Peyton took action. He held a rally in the local Veterans Memorial Arena, drawing 6,000 people. The rally was called “Day of Faith: [Read More...]

The Amazing Meeting 5 Recap, Part 2

Pictures from The Amaz!ng Meeting 5. Solely designed to invoke jealousy. If you don’t know who is in the picture, just click on it to see the caption. Then again, I’m in the same pose in just about every pic. I need to change that up. From now on, I will only scowl. Two pictures [Read More...]

The Amazing Meeting 5 Recap, Part 1

I spent the weekend at The Amaz!ng Meeting 5 in Las Vegas. While there is a lot to discuss, today you get the random minutia: Quotations. For actual descriptions of what happened, visit Phil Plait’s Bad Astronomy blog (Parts 1 and 2 are currently up). So, here you go. Things I heard that enlightened or [Read More...]