Prayer: It’s Almost Like Doing Something

Jonathan Rosenberg‘s Scenes From a Multiverse gets it just right when discussing just how useless prayer is in times of need: Damn Cornpocalypses. They ruin everything. Meanwhile, Foundation Beyond Belief is actually doing something to help the victims of the Japanese Tsunami/Earthquake. We’re raising money for the Japanese Red Cross and you can help by [Read More...]

Fort Bragg Officials May Put a Stop to Rock Beyond Belief

After all the buildup and preparation that had to happen to have a day-long festival to celebrate military atheists at Fort Bragg in North Carolina… after Richard Dawkins agreed to headline the event… after a similar (larger) event for Christians was approved by military officials… after all that, there’s a chance the event may not [Read More...]

Rock Beyond Belief Set for April 2

***Update***: I’m not sure what’s going on, but this post on the RBB site sounds very troubling. … Rock Beyond Belief, a festival for non-religious members of our military (go Foxhole Atheists!), now has a firm date: April 2nd. Richard Dawkins is set to headline the event and there are several other secular speakers and [Read More...]

28 Reasons to Give

I’m 28 as of this morning! *Happy dance* If you’d like to celebrate along with me, you can always make a $28 donation to the Secular Student Alliance (250 groups and counting!) or the Foundation Beyond Belief (which just surpassed $100,000 in charitable giving!) I am involved closely with both organizations and I can tell [Read More...]

Learning a Few Things from Religious Practices

***Update***: Comments were accidentally turned off when I initially posted this, but they’re back on now! … Dale McGowan gave a great talk at the Secular Student Alliance 2010 Columbia Leadership Summit called “To Hell with the Baby, but Look at That Bathwater.” In other words, yes, religion is a problem (and religious beliefs are [Read More...]


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