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...]

Why Aren’t Atheists Tithing?

Take a guess: What percent of all adults tithe? What percent of all adults give 10% or more of their income to a church or non-profit group? It’s not a huge amount. Just 5%, according to the latest research by the Barna Group. Who gives more to churches and/or non-profits? Among the most generous segments [Read More...]

Two Things I Love

The Freedom From Religion Foundation and The Onion. They’ll join forces this Saturday when The Onion‘s editor-in-chief Scott Dikkers is interviewed by Dan Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor on FFRF’s radio show. The podcast will be available later in the weekend. Speaking of Dan Barker, the co-president of FFRF will be in Chicago tomorrow (Sunday) [Read More...]