Ask Richard: Call-Out: Any Atheists Who Were Religiously Homeschooled?

Hi Richard, I was home-schooled in a fundamentalist home from K-12. After being out on my own as an adult and going to secular university, I’ve learned to think for myself. It’s been a long and difficult personal journey but I’ve become an atheist. There are quite a few people who have come from fundamentalist [Read More...]

Cranston High School West Fights to Keep Prayer Banner Up

Cranston High School West has this banner hanging in its auditorium: Our Heavenly Father. Grant us each day the desire to do our best. To grow mentally and morally as well as physically. To be kind and helpful to our classmates and teachers. To be honest with ourselves as well as with others. Help us [Read More...]

Kentucky’s Governor Announces Expansion of Creation Museum

I don’t like that the Creation Museum in Kentucky is expanding, but it’s their money and they can do what they want with it. I do have a problem, however, with the official announcement being made alongside Governor Steve Beshear. Beshear’s participation in the announcement suggests state incentives for the project may be included. He [Read More...]

Explaining the Problems with Irreducible Complexity

The sound of a professor talking usually makes me fall asleep, even if the topic is one I enjoy… But when QualiaSoup talks his way through a wonderful debunking of Intelligent Design, I am completely hooked. Treat yourself and block out 11 minutes to watch this thing in its entirety. It’s well worth it. How [Read More...]

Is ‘Blessed’ a Big Deal?

The Vigo County School Corporation (public school) headquarters in Indiana had this message in front of their main building last year: Best Wishes For a Blessed New Year As reader Meg drove past the same building today, she caught a similar message: Have a Blessed Thanksgiving Is the word “blessing” worth raising a fuss over [Read More...]