Is There Something Wrong with the “New Humanism”?

Roger Scruton of The American Spectator says his atheist parents would have been appalled by the “New Humanism”: But the vision is not that of my parents. The new humanism spends little time exalting man as an ideal. It says nothing, or next to nothing, about faith, hope, and charity; is scathing about patriotism; and [Read More...]

Are Canadians Indifferent to the Atheist Ads?

A new poll suggests that Canadians are pretty apathetic when it comes to the atheist bus ads. The Canadian Press Harris-Decima survey suggests Canadians are largely indifferent, although similar campaigns have sparked anger in Britain and parts of the United States. The poll found 32 per cent of respondents opposed the ads, 20 per cent [Read More...]

Seattle Atheists Get Media

Seattle’s atheist bus ads will be going live beginning on Wednesday and there’s a nice little writeup about them in today’s Seattle Times: The Seattle ads are intended to give atheists a voice, provide a way for them to connect and to put a “positive face on atheism,” [Seattle Atheists president Paul] Case said. They [Read More...]

If You Can Say God Might Not Exist, Then Why Can’t I Say This?

Calgary Bishop Fred Henry isn’t a fan of the atheist bus ads he sees in his city. He’s in favor of the rebuttal advertising that’s now on Calgary buses (“God cares for everyone… even for those who say He doesn’t exist!”) but I think this is the money quotation: “If you can say that God [Read More...]

Atheist Billboards Up in North Texas

At least the billboards are being put up in a place that really needs them, what with the Christianists trying to force their ridiculous ideas into the science curriculum in that state. The billboards, much like the bus ads, are not there to convert passers-by. Rather, the hope is to reach the atheists who think [Read More...]


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