A Beautiful Richard Dawkins Passage… in Cartoon Form

It’s one of my favorite Richard Dawkins passages (from Unweaving the Rainbow) and Gavin Aung Than has put it in cartoon form: The full cartoon is here. So when’s someone going to turn The God Delusion into a graphic novel? Because I would totally buy that. (Thanks to Rebecca for the link!) [Read more...]

The Scariest Part About Dying…

(via PostSecret) [Read more...]

Julia Sweeney Talks About Dealing with Death as an Atheist

Actress Julia Sweeney filmed a segment for Chris Johnson‘s multimedia book about atheists and what gives them joy and meaning in life… though in the segment below, she talks about how she has dealt with death. It’s a short clip, but she puts things into perspective so well: (via The Atheist Book) [Read more...]

After Losing His Battle Over Euthanasia, Tony Nicklinson Has Died

Last week, the High Court ruled that Tony Nicklinson, a paralyzed man, could not be euthanized: Today, just days after the ruling, his family informed the world that Nicklinson died of pneumonia late last night: Police said they would not be investigating Nicklinson’s death. “We can confirm he passed away,” a police spokesman said on [Read More...]

Christopher Hitchens’ Last Words

They weren’t “I’ve found Jesus!” In anticipation of his final book Mortality, to be released on September 4th, his widow Carol Blue penned an afterword which was released online this weekend: I can’t seem to access the full piece at The Daily Telegraph, but you can catch glimpses of it at Google Books. Here’s Carol [Read More...]


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