You Are All Apes To Me

Fact: Humans and apes share a common ancestor. In that sense, we are apes. Reaction from educated people: It’s awe-inspiring that all living things share common ancestors! Reaction from Creationist Ken Ham: HOW DARE YOU CALL ME AN APE?! Ham sees the whole idea as an insult and the fact that the San Diego Zoo [Read More…]

Ask Richard: Christian Ex-Wife Tells Young Daughter Daddy is Going to Hell

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard I’m an atheist living in Oklahoma, and I’ve always tried to be open with my children, yet responsible in how we discuss religion, etc. Their mother (we are divorced) is a Christian and told my 10 year old daughter that I was going [Read More…]

Richard Dawkins Voices Support for Bibles in School

It sounds controversial: The British Secretary of Education wants to give every state school a copy of the Bible: Every state school in England is to receive a new copy of the King James Bible from the government — with a brief foreword by Michael Gove, the education secretary, to mark the 400th anniversary of [Read More…]

Smoke Detectors Violate Our Religious Beliefs, Say Amish

When it comes to Jehovah’s Witnesses and their religiously-motivated reasons to deny blood transfusions, the argument usually goes like this: If adults want to let themselves die for dumb reasons like that, let them. When they let their children die for the same reasons, they’ve gone too far. … A group of Amish men are [Read More…]

Bill Maher: A Degree from Liberty University Cheapens My Real Degree

From Friday night’s Real Time with Bill Maher (NSFW image at the beginning of the video): My favorite line: “This is a school you flunk out of when you get the answers right.” [Read more…]