Questions for God (with Answers!)

Here’s a long list of questions for God… along with answers that God’s followers have offered for them. (Thanks to Emily for the link!) [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more...]

Religious Earmarks Take Away Nearly $30,000,000 of Federal Money

Earmarks are “congressional provisions directing approved funds to be spent on specific projects.” In other words, legislators can direct federal money to pet projects (usually in their cities or states). The Secular Coalition for America reviewed 24 Congressional appropriations committee reports from the fiscal year 2008. They found over 140 earmarks that are “constitutionally suspect.” [Read More...]

Friendly Atheist Contest #22: Religious Fonts

Last week, I ran this contest: If religions were fonts, what fonts would they be and why…? Here are the Top 10 responses (with submitters)! 10| The font for Scientology would be Times Extra New Roman, which they promise is newer and better than all the old fonts, costs $10,000, but ends up looking exactly [Read More...]

Travel Grants Still Available for Humanist Conference

I posted this before, but grants are still available. Please consider applying! All the information is below. The Secular Student Alliance is having its annual conference the first weekend in June in conjunction with the American Humanist Association and the International Humanist and Ethical Union. High school and college students (even grad students) who wish [Read More...]

Misguided to Speak to Poorly Educated

***Update***: Yep. I confused myself. (All fundies and their colleges are interchangeable to me…) Mistakes are fixed below. They are perfect for each other. Chuck Norris will be giving the commencement speech to graduates of Liberty University, founded by the late Jerry Falwell. Funny thing: the Chuck Norris facts probably have more truth in them [Read More...]