Free Expression Essay Contest for College Students: Winner Gets $2,000

The Campaign for Free Expression (a part of the Center For Inquiry, and along with the Council for Secular Humanism) is holding an essay contest to promote it’s beliefs on “the right of individuals to express their viewpoints, opinions, and beliefs about all subjects — especially religion.” You must be a college student. Winner gets [Read More...]

What Is Evolution? Just Ask the Children…

In anticipation of the 150th anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin‘s most famous book, Charlie’s Playhouse is putting together a really interesting project. We’re asking parents to pose a simple question to their kids: “What is evolution?” and let us know the very first answer. … We’ll weave their answers into a short, fun [Read More...]

Yes, Virginia… There Is No God

Since they won’t be putting up Nativity scenes or atheist plaques in the Washington state Capitol Building this year, the Freedom From Religion Foundation decided to buy adspace for a few hundred of these ads on Seattle buses. Provocative? Of course. Accurate? Not in the least. Atheists don’t (and shouldn’t) say, “There is no God” [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Should an Atheist Try to Change His Church from the Inside, Or Get Out?

Bill wrote a long letter that I have edited for space reasons. My paraphrasing is indicated by parentheses. For privacy, I have given him a different name. Dear Richard, I’m in a bit of a bind, and I have come to the conclusion that I need to seek out advice from people who lack the [Read More...]

Adam and Eve Are Just Friends

As God rested, the let’s-just-be-friends zone was created on the 7th day… (via Atheist Media Blog) [Read more...]