Atheists Help the Homeless (Again) in Austin

Joe Zemecki and several atheists in Austin, Texas helped the homeless (again) over the past weekend — it’s their 7th such giveaway: What a wonderful project. So easy to put together, relatively cheap compared to other events, and well-appreciated by the people receiving the goods. I hope their giveaways continue. On another note, I had [Read More...]

Do God-Fearing or Godless People Give More to Charity?

Have you donated to Foundation Beyond Belief yet? Here’s some incentive if you haven’t: We have some catching up to do. (Thanks to Kaleena for the link!) [Read more...]

Finally, a Charity Targeting Atheist Donors

For months now, I’ve been writing about Foundation Beyond Belief. Foundation Beyond Belief is a new 501c3 charitable and educational foundation created (1) to focus, encourage and demonstrate humanistic generosity, and (2) to support a nationwide nonreligious parent education program. For a while, we’ve been working on getting the website ready, getting the first slate [Read More...]

Ask Richard: An Atheist Considering Becoming An Anglican Minister

Dear Richard, I am a great admirer of the eloquent yet simple advice you give on Friendly Atheist. I have been “out” as an atheist for about one year now. I work in a Divinity Faculty, where I am surrounded by liberal, thoughtful, sophisticated religious believers, and recently I have been having thoughts about becoming [Read More...]

The Secular Student Alliance Draws Closer to the $50,000 Match

You’ll all be happy to know that this conversation took place in my classroom yesterday: Me: …and that’s how you do a Geometry proof. Any questions? [Male student raises hand] Me: Yes…? Student How does a tampon work? I can’t figure it out! Me: FML… Good times. On top of that, I was at school [Read More...]


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