An Atheist Homeschooling Parent Comes Out

While I was gone, reader Leanna came out as an atheist! Who’s Leanna? A homeschooling mother living in Kentucky. (So this cant be easy for her.) … I could join one of several wonderful homeschooling co-ops that are available in the area, if I were willing to sign a statement of faith and either teach [Read More…]

How Should Atheists React in Different Situations?

Every now and then, we come across a situation where it’s not entirely clear how atheists should respond. Is every public mention of a god by a politician deserving of a lawsuit? Are there times when a religious issue may be controversial but worth fighting for, regardless of the PR ramifications? Are there ever times [Read More…]

The Brazilian Atheist Billboards… in English

Reader Paul liked those Brazilian atheist billboards so much that he went ahead and Anglicized them for all of us: Hats off to the Associação Brasileira de Ateus e Agnósticos (Brazilian Association of Atheists and Agnostics) for going bold and direct with their message! [Read more…]

You Didn’t Have An Out-Of-Body Experience

While I was gone last week, Nightline ran a segment about out-of-body experiences and Bob Woodruff interviewed atheist superwoman Margaret Downey for a perspective that doesn’t involve the supernatural. She sets him straight about why those visions occur, politely counters when he brings up his own memories of a “spiritual experience,” and generally comes off [Read More…]

Brief Atheist Book Related News

Richard Dawkins‘ next book, The Magic of Reality: How We Know What’s Really True, is set to be released on October 4th: Dawkins is making a few appearances in the U.S. to promote the book in October. Stops include Miami, Houston, New York City, Virginia, and Kentucky. Check out the link for more details. … [Read More…]