A Good Activist Has Died

I didn’t know the man, but a good atheist activist from Anderson, South Carolina has died: [Read more...]

Sam Harris Elaborates on Near-Death Experiences

Remember that awful cover Newsweek from back in October?

At the time, Sam Harris (a neuroscientist himself) ripped apart Dr. Eben Alexander, who wrote that embarrassing cover story.

Now, Harris has finished reading Alexander’s actual book Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife… and it turns out the whole premise still makes no sense: [Read more...]

Remembering Atheist Activist Conrad Goeringer

Some sad news from American Atheists: Conrad Goeringer died Saturday night at the age of 63. He was an activist who worked for atheist causes for decades, most notably with Madalyn Murray O’Hair during the formative years of the AA organization: [Read more...]

Ask Richard: Atheist Dealing with Aftermath of His Father’s Suicide

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. My Dad recently committed suicide. Despite the circumstances of his death I assure you he was a great man. I have been raised in a very religious family. In fact I am the only member of my family that is not actively religious. I tend [Read More...]

Richard Dawkins Explores What Science Tells Us About Death

In his latest documentary for Channel 4, Richard Dawkins explores Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life. The series has three episodes and runs through the end of the month. Episode 1 was about “sin.” [Read more...]


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