A Voice of Reason on the ‘In God We Trust’ Bill Coming from an Unlikely Place…

On Monday, the House voted 396 – 9 in favor of “Reaffirming ‘In God We Trust’ as the official motto of the United States.” (Two Reps, Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Melvin Watt (D-NC), voted “Present.”) Who were those 9 No votes? Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) Gary Ackerman (D-NY) Judy Chu (D-CA) Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) Mike Honda [Read More…]

Why Is the American Cancer Society Covering Up Their Rejection of an Atheist National Team?

Greta Christina has a follow-up to her article about the American Cancer Society. If you recall, they refused to recognize an atheist National Team even though it could have raised upwards of $500,000 courtesy of Foundation Beyond Belief and philanthropist Todd Stiefel. I know some of you are tired of hearing about the story, but [Read More…]

Pastor Mark Driscoll: Yoga is the Work of the Devil

I don’t do yoga, but it seems like a fine way to clear your mind, stretch your muscles, and relax your body. What do you even think about when you hear the word “yoga”? Something like this? Seems pretty peaceful. But when Pastor Mark Driscoll thinks about yoga, he sees something very different: On his [Read More…]

So That’s How a Jesus Fish Works…

Borrowing a page from Douglas Adams‘ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Crispian Jago explains the Jesus Fish: (via Science, Reason and Critical Thinking) [Read more…]

Shave the ‘Stache for a Good Cause

Chris Stedman is working with the Harvard Interfaith Collaborative on an interfaith service event this Thanksgiving — the plan is to package 20,000 meals for people in Massachusetts who need them. It costs $0.25/meal which means they need to raise $5,000 to make this happen. Following the enormous success of this year’s 9/11 interfaith community [Read More…]