Atheist Author Julian Barnes on the Topic of Death

In the latest issue of Maclean’s, author Julian Barnes is interviewed about his book Nothing to Be Frightened Of — a memoir about atheism and death. Milena has transcribed excerpts of the interview (it’s not online yet) and you get to hear from an atheist who is not nearly as strident or anti-theist as people [Read More...]

The Atheist’s Air Freshener

In case you decide to throw a party for your atheist friends, don’t forget to make your guests comfortable. It helps to make your home feel like their home. Mmm… fetalicious. (via PinPonPun) [Read more...]

The Atheist Team and the Kiva Charts

The “Atheists, Agnostics, Skeptics, Freethinkers and the Non-Religious” group at the charity website Kiva were once topping the charts in terms of number of members. At the moment, while the non-religious team members have loaned a fantastic $87,075, we are in second place when it comes to group members. We’re at 1251. In first place? [Read More...]

An Inside Look at Purity Balls

You know you’re freaked out by Purity Balls — the dances where young girls make a solemn pledge to their conservative Christian fathers that they will be sexually abstinent until marriage. Tomorrow night, you’ll have a chance to learn more about them. A special on Purity Balls is airing on TLC. You’ll win a prize [Read More...]

Baby Cake

I now know what I want for my birthday. (Thanks to Håvar for the link!) [Read more...]