Meeting of the Atheist Minds

This Saturday, for the third year in a row, the leaders of nearly all the major atheist/humanist organizations in the country will be meeting in Washington D.C. to discuss ways to collaborate, share resources, and decide best methods to share our message with others. Participating organizations include: American Atheists American Ethical Union American Humanist Association [Read More...]

Atheists on Nightline Video

In case you missed it last night, Brian Sapient and others from the Rational Response Squad were featured on Nightline last night, discussing the Blasphemy Challenge. It seemed to be a fair portrayal. Much better than the one you saw on Fox News Channel… here’s the video. Enjoy! [tags]Brian Sapient, Rational Response Squad, Nightline, Blasphemy [Read More...]

Indian Wedding

Allow me to speak Macaca for a moment. Bollywood star (and former Miss World) Aishwarya Rai is engaged to Abhishek Bachchan. (That’s like the Indian celebrity equivalent of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.) Aishwarya is said to be a manglik. This means she was born at a time when “Mars [was] in the 2nd, 4th, [Read More...]

Losing His Religion

Dave Bruemmer of Cal State Fullerton wrote a couple articles regarding his de-conversion from Christianity in the school’s newspaper, The Daily Titan. In the first article, he talks about the time he finally decided to become “Bible literate”: Had I kept my studies narrowed to evangelical interpretations and listened to only a specific genre of [Read More...]

This Couldn’t Possibly Be Awkward

Mike Jones, the male escort who outed evangelical leader Ted Haggard, is back in the news. Jones was doing some research for his forthcoming book (published by Seven Stories Press) and visited New Life Church to get a first-hand account of what it’s like in there. He said of his visit: “It wasn’t to rub [Read More...]