Enthusiastic Bright

The Brights Web site was updated and I’m proud to be included as an “Enthusiastic Bright.” For some more background on the Bright movement, and how it’s progressed in the past few years, see the posting from last month, which includes some helpful links. [tags]Brights, Bright[/tags] [Read more...]

Ben Franks

Is there an atheist running for public office in Texas?!  Is he qualified?  Will his supposed atheism be used against him?! Yes.  Yes it will. According to the Republican Party of Texas, Candidate for the Sixth Court of Appeals, Ben Franks, is reported to be a professed atheist and apparently believes the Bible is a [Read More...]

Harold Ford, Jr.

Harold Ford, Jr. is the Democrat running for the Senate seat currently held by Bill Frist, who will retire after the midterm elections. He’s running against Republican Bob Corker. Ford’s latest campaign ad takes place inside of a church. Does this blur the line of separation of church and state? Or is it just Ford [Read More...]

Speaking in Wisconsin

Next Saturday, October 7th, I will be speaking about the eBay auction and the upcoming book at the meeting of the Southeast Wisconsin FreeThinkers (SWiFT). If you’re reading this, and live nearby, I hope you can make it! More information can be found here: http://swift.humanists.net/calendar.htm. [tags]atheist, eBay, Hemant Mehta, Southeast Wisconsin FreeThinkers[/tags] [Read more...]

Letter to a Christian Nation by Sam Harris

I had 7 minutes to spare last weekend, so I stopped by a bookstore and read Letter to a Christian Nation by Sam Harris. It’s a great introduction to the atheist world for anyone who knows nothing about it. For those who understand the basics (like what State-Church separation is or why atheists feel the [Read More...]


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