Could an Atheist Team Win ‘The American Bible Challenge’?

Anyone want to be on a game show? Because they’re casting for “The American Bible Challenge” with Jeff Foxworthy right now. Imagine a team of well-versed atheists taking first place! And all winnings go to charities. We just missed the Atlanta casting call but those of you in the Los Angeles, Chicago, and Dallas areas [Read More…]

What is Holy to Non-Religious People?

Using dialogue from Inherit the Wind, the movie about the Scopes Monkey Trial, Fibbs1701 made this powerful video answering the question “What is Holy?” (from an atheist’s perspective): The scene features lawyer Henry Drummond (played by Spencer Tracy) questioning Bible expert Matthew Harrison Brady (played by Fredric March). Here’s the transcript: Brady: “Is it possible [Read More…]

Creating a Safe Convention for Attendees

Due to both recent and past events, organizers in the freethought movement are drafting harassment policies to take effect at their events. Regardless of how serious you think this issue is, these policies are necessary. Not as a punishment or a threat, but as a promise to attendees that the places we gather in are [Read More…]

Richard Dawkins’ Eulogy for Christopher Hitchens

At the Global Atheist Convention in Melbourne, Richard Dawkins offered a tribute to Christopher Hitchens: As always, if there are any bits we should pay special attention to, just leave the timestamp and a summary in the comments. (via Token Skeptic) [Read more…]

Going to Church for Your Spouse

I imagine there are a lot of people who could have written this secret… How many of you have done that? (via PostSecret) [Read more…]