The Reason Project’s 2012 Video Contest

Sam Harris‘ Project Reason just announced its annual video contest — first prize gets $10,000. You can’t submit videos until June 1st of next year, but if you have any ideas, feel free to leave them in the comments. Maybe someone can get to work and make them a reality! (I promise to demand at [Read More...]

What Would Happen if a Mormon Woman Fell for an Atheist Philosopher…?

This is the first line of a description for the book A Lost Argument: A Latter-Day Novel (Strange Violin Editions): The summer after her freshman year at all-Mormon Brigham Young University, Marguerite Farnsworth falls in love with philosophy by way of falling in love with an atheist philosophy student. Blasphemous! I like where this is [Read More...]

Filipino Freethinkers Win Social Media Award

A couple weeks ago, Richard Wade posted a link for readers to go vote for the Filipino Freethinkers in the Globe Tatt Awards. One of the categories they were nominated for was called “The One” which goes to… …the most influential trendsetter that shaped opinion, moved people, and ultimately starting fire in Philippine internet. This [Read More...]

Why Can’t We See God?

Well… because god doesn’t exist. I know. But Christians give a whole host of reasons for why we can’t see him. One Furious Llama rattles off a list: It’s a test, or, your time on earth is a test or tribulation He shows himself all the time you just don’t realize you’re seeing him (as [Read More...]

Win a Copy of Penn Jillette’s New Book!

Today is the release date for Penn Jillette‘s new book God, No!: Signs You May Already Be an Atheist and Other Magical Tales I have a copy to give away to one lucky reader, but first, an excerpt from the book. (Thanks to Simon & Schuster for that!) It’s from the introduction, titled “The Humility [Read More...]


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