Visiting Virginia for the Weekend

I’m off to Virginia this weekend for two events! The first is at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia. (Farmville!) It will take place at the Chichester (New Science Building), Room G12, at 6:00 p.m. on Friday night. The second is for the Lynchburg Area Secular Humanists. It will take place at Rebec Vineyards in Amherst, [Read More…]

God Might Love You…

Ohhh…. so *that’s* how God works: David Hayward explains his comic: Structures and those in authority use speech as a means of control. “We love you as you are” is bait to lure you in. “We love you too much to let you stay that way” is fear to make you conform. And “God never [Read More…]

Ask Richard: Lying About My Atheism is Making Me Lonely

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, For any number of reasons, I am unable and unwilling to be open with most of the people in my life about my atheism. This includes both my family and my coworkers. I grew up in a fundamentalist Christian home. My parents and [Read More…]

Richard Dawkins, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Black Atheists, and Your Chance to Win Dawkins’ Book!

The Secular Students at Howard University have some *very* exciting events coming up on Tuesday, September 28th. Both events are free if you pick up tickets at the box office. (Or you can get the free tickets via Ticketmaster, but you’d still owe them $7.50 $12.00 (says Frank in the comments below) in service charges. [Read More…]

The War on Christmas: The Movie

There’s a Baldwin brother in a crazy Christian movie and it’s not Stephen? And the guy from the (super-Christian!) show Married with Children is in it? “Christmas with a Capital C” was filmed in Seward the last of February and early March. The movie stars Daniel Baldwin (the second-oldest of the Baldwin brothers) and Ted [Read More…]