Was Jesus a Good Righteous Person?

According to Rochelle Weiss, not so much. Does a good righteous person steal or order others to steal for him? Jesus did. In Matthew 21:1–3, it states that Jesus ordered some of his followers to steal for him: They were now nearing Jerusalem; and when they reached Bethphage at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent [Read More...]

A Former Jehovah’s Witness Speaks Out

Sarah Braasch, a summer legal intern for the Freedom From Religion Foundation, recently wrote about her experience leaving her faith — she used to be a Jehovah’s Witness. Thankfully, she’s not anymore. This is really a disturbing story: I lived in a constant state of terror as a child. Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that Satan the [Read More...]

Wafergate Starter on Freethought Radio This Weekend

Webster Cook, the Florida college student who started a national uproar when he left a Catholic Mass with a sacred Communion wafer, will be on Freethought Radio this weekend! The incident led to PZ Myers receiving death threats, Bill Donohue feeding his attention fetish, and a 1-800-Flowers employee getting fired. Tune in this weekend (or [Read More...]

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...]