The Five Most Important Days for Atheists from the Past Decade

Discuss, praise, criticize, do what you will. My list of the five most significant moments in atheism from the past ten years: 5| March 16th, 2001: The case of Madalyn Murray O’Hair’s disappearance finally closes: More than five years after O’Hair, her son, and her granddaughter had “vanished” from the Austin, TX headquarters of American [Read More...]

How To Lose a Debate

Dan Barker, co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, recently participated in a debate on God’s existence. He does that a lot. He’s well-versed in what he says. So watch what his Christian opponent does in the following (brief) video. We don’t actually get to hear the Christian’s arguments in favor of God’s existence; instead, [Read More...]

A Child’s Questions

In a piece for Freethought Today, Barbara G. Walker writes about how, as a child, she began noticing the problems with religious faith. She posed some tough questions to her friend Patsy: When I was a child, my Catholic friend Patsy told me that her parents were paying a priest for special prayers to get [Read More...]

Christopher Hitchens’ Acceptance Speech

At last year’s Freedom From Religion Foundation conference, Christopher Hitchens, author of God is Not Great, received the “Emperor Has No Clothes Award” — an award “for public figures who engage in public dissent of religion.” The transcript of his acceptance speech is now available on FFRF’s website. Here are some excerpts: I do feel [Read More...]

Don’t Cross That Line

(via Freethought Today) [tags]atheist, atheism, Don Addis[/tags] [Read more...]