Why Are You Excited About Foundation Beyond Belief?

Foundation Beyond Belief is a charity for atheists (I’m a board member). Our goals are to focus, encourage and demonstrate humanistic generosity and to support a nationwide nonreligious parent education program. We’re putting together a promotional video and could use your help: Make a short video telling why you are excited or intrigued by the [Read More...]

Transformed by $26

Mojoey has a nice, short story on his site about how easy it can be to be generous and what that generosity can do for others: When he knocked on my door to ask for a loan, he said he needed cash to get across town to visit a free clinic. I gave him everything [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Paying for Religious Activities That He Doesn’t Believe In

Richard, We have a very close family friend that is like a second mother to our children. She is a devout Lutheran (Missouri Synod) and so are her children. They likely suspect I’m atheist, but we don’t ever talk about it. The only thing they know is that I don’t allow our children to attend [Read More...]

Foundation Beyond Belief Launches

I’ve written before 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. This is a terrific opportunity for non-religious people everywhere. We’ve never had a true “atheist” charity we could [Read More...]

Last Call for Star-Gazing Party Before Dragon*Con

Just a reminder for anyone attending Dragon*Con (September 4th through the 7th) in Atlanta that the Skeptics’ track added a very cool new event taking place the evening before the conference and it’s not too late to sign up. A star-gazing party will be hosted by astronomers Phil Plait and Pamela Gay, with proceeds benefiting [Read More...]


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