Accounting for Accumulation

This is a guest post by frequent commenter Claudia. … Yes, I know the prospect of yet another post on sexism within the atheist community, along with its accompanying civil and productive comments thread, fills you with joy and enthusiasm. So prepare to rejoice! In a previous post, Hemant mentioned women being frequently “propositioned for [Read More…]

New Hampshire Legislators Want to Challenge the Teaching of Evolution

Two new bills have been introduced and referred to the House Education Committee tackling the science curriculum currently taught in public schools in New Hampshire. Rep. Jerry Bergevin is serving his first (and hopefully last) term and introduced the first bill, which would require schools to teach evolution as a theory, and would include “the [Read More…]

How We Talk About Atheist Activism

Ed Clint of the Illini Secular Student Alliance offers this helpful image: Now for someone to make the XKCD version… [Read more…]

This Qualifies as a ‘Scandal’ in the Catholic Church?

Of all the scandals in the Catholic Church, this should really be the least of their worries: But no. Assistant Bishop Gabino Zavala will resign for the crime of having a family. Meanwhile, other priests rape little boys and just get transferred to a different parish. And we’re supposed to be the ones without morals? [Read More…]

And That Resolution Is Out the Window

(via Cyanide and Happiness) [Read more…]