Atheism and Humanism in a Pluralist Democracy

Christopher Hitchens faced off against Edd Doerr in a debate on Interfaith Voices recently. Hitchens is the atheist author of God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything. Doerr is the past president of the American Humanist Association. I haven’t heard the whole show yet, but here is the synopsis: Christopher Hitchens believes that religion [Read More...]

Words I Thought I Would Never Say

Dinesh D’Souza is right. His article today criticizing Peter Berkowitz‘s take on “The New New Atheism” in today’s issue of The Wall Street Journal is on the money. First, some facts from Berkowitz: According to a recent article in The Wall Street Journal, in less than 12 months atheism’s newest champions have sold close to [Read More...]

Keith Ellison Comments

Over a week ago, Muslim Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN) spoke to a crowd of people in the city of Edina. He was speaking to the group Atheists for Human Rights. The crowd enjoyed his talk. It’s not that often you hear a member of the government say something like this: You’ll always find this Muslim [Read More...]

What if Christians Invented Magic: the Gathering?

According to Josh Combs, you would see cards like these: [tags]atheist, atheism. Magic: the Gathering, Christian[/tags] [Read more...]

Tragedy at Lifest

A sad story from over the weekend: 16-year-old Elizabeth Mohl was killed when she fell from a ride called “Air Glory.” According to WEAU news, that ride “begins by launching two to three people almost 100 feet in the air. Then the riders pull a rip cord, sending them into a freefall glide. For some [Read More...]