Why Are We Atheists? A Misguided Christian Answers

According to Professor Randal Rauser writing at The Christian Post, you are an atheist for the following reasons: You don’t have to get up on Sundays You don’t have to give to the poor You want a new Samsung LED TV You want to play tennis and ride bikes (apparently Christians do not do that) [Read More...]

Worst. Satire. Ever.

Satire works when it exaggerates some truth — you see it in The Onion all the time. But there’s no truth in this article, so I don’t understand the humor. Based on initial behavior, it was clear that the professors and students in attendance expected and wanted Dr. Welland to annihilate Dr. Ham with the [Read More...]

South Carolina Pastafarians in the News

A local news station in Columbia, South Carolina, did a report on the recent ARIS results that more people are claiming to hold no religious affiliation. The Pastafarians at the University of South Carolina were featured in the report. They’re on a press roll lately, having been featured in The New York Times just a [Read More...]

An Abusive Personal Relationship

This post is by Jesse Galef, who works for the American Humanist Association … Via William Lobdell‘s blog, I found Dinesh D’Souzu‘s vapid piece in Christianity Today entitled “Why We Need Earthquakes.”  In it, he explains why earthquakes cause suffering but are really just another sign that God loves us.  I couldn’t help but notice [Read More...]

No Wonder Your Prayers Don’t Work

You’ve been doing them wrong this whole time: That tidbit is courtesy of the Spiritual Research Foundation — an oxymoronic name akin to Creation Science. There are plenty more images where that one came from… they become funnier (or scarier) when you realize some people take them seriously: There’s an entire page devoted to “Spiritual [Read More...]