If God Really Loved Atheists, Maybe He’d Stop Ruining Their Adopt-a-Highway Signs

In 2013, the Atheists of Butte County (in California) officially adopted a highway and they’ve cleaned up their two-mile stretch of Highway 99 every month since.

Yesterday, they realized the sign didn’t look the same

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How Not to Be an Atheist Asshole

The folks at Absence of Clothing have some advice for all of us:



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Did You Know the Only People Capable of Being Compassionate Humanitarians are Christians?

One of the benefits to writing on an all-inclusive site about religion like Patheos is that I’m surrounded by several really incredible bloggers. The downside is that some of them say things that are craaaaaaaazy.

Speaking about the Christian missionaries who contracted Ebola, Gene Veith (also a professor at Patrick Henry College) says that they’re doing incredible work. He’s not wrong there — I agree that they delivered much-needed medical care, putting their own lives in jeopardy, even if I have a problem with missionaries who proselytize.

But then he goes on to claim that Christians are the only people who make that sort of sacrifice:

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Frustrated Christian May Not Pick Up Roadside Trash Anymore Because Atheist Group Adopted That Stretch of Land

The Tallahassee Atheists recently “adopted” a nearly-two-mile stretch of road in Leon County, volunteering to periodically clean it up. It’s just a great community service project.

On Sunday, though, they received a strange complaint from a Christian who also picks up garbage on the road but may stop doing it.

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Atheist Philanthropist Makes $10,000 Donation to Support Right Wing Watch Blog

I said a couple of years ago that atheist philanthropist Todd Stiefel‘s most effective donation may have been the one he made to Religion News Service to hire a journalist to focus on atheism-related issues.

But his latest gift, to the tune of $10,000, is going to an equally-worthy cause.

Stiefel is giving the money to People For the American Way in order to support their brilliant Right Wing Watch blog:



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