A Survey of the Non-Religious

Luke Galen, an associate professor at Grand Valley State University in Michigan, recently conducted a survey in conjunction with the Center for Inquiry of non-religious people specifically. That hasn’t happened in much depth before. You can check out the methodology and results here (PDF). The biggest flaw, as far as I can tell, is that [Read More...]

Tennessee Atheists May Be Interested In This…

To folks near Collierville, Tennessee (close to Memphis), there’s an event going on in your area next week at the Collierville Church of Christ you may want to attend: a “Truth About Human Origins” Seminar with Brad Harrub. Here’s the schedule: Friday August 14: 7:00PM: Atheism’s Attack on America Saturday, August 15: 6:30PM: Is Genesis [Read More...]

Church Music vs. Sexual Music

I would love to be the person who breaks the news to the co-worker in this story. Background: This takes place at a shop which constantly plays Christian music via satellite radio. The owner isn’t a fan but he doesn’t bother changing it since he only stops by the shop casually: … One day [the [Read More...]

Sam Harris Has More to Say About Francis Collins

Sam Harris already published a much-discussed op-ed in The New York Times about why Francis Collins is a bad choice to head the National Institutes of Health. Yesterday, he published a longer version of that piece on his website — it’s a much more pointed, in-depth explanation of why Collins shouldn’t be offered this job. [Read More...]

Flying Spaghetti Monster License Plate

This is adorable: Not only is it a Flying Spaghetti Monster license plate, it advocates organ and tissue donation! Father Alec writes this about his daughter: Saffy had cancer as an infant and was saved with a liver transplant after being listed as status 1 (less than a week to live). Some may attribute that [Read More...]