There Are No Christians in Foxholes

This must be why the U.S. military is so slow to accept any Humanist chaplains…: Of course, like all good chaplains, the atheist ones would be able to “minister” to anybody. The only reason we’re not included in the ranks is because of the bigotry of the military brass. The way we can hasten the [Read More...]

Getting a Military Chaplain for Atheists

The New York Times has a great article on the front page of Tuesday’s paper about how atheist groups are trying to get a non-theist into the chaplain corps: Joining the chaplain corps is part of a broader campaign by atheists to win official acceptance in the military. Such recognition would make it easier for [Read More...]

Rock Beyond Belief Application Resubmitted

After getting rejected by officials at Fort Bragg at the last minute, Sergeant Justin Griffith has resubmitted the application for Rock Beyond Belief. If it goes through, it will take place in the fall. The first attempt was not successful, but it was damn close. We received approval at every step in the arduous process, [Read More...]

A Summary of the Rock Beyond Belief Controversy

If you’re new to this site or unaware of the “Rock Beyond Belief” controversy, this new video should give you a quick summary: On a side note, the Healthy Humanist will be interviewing Sgt. Justin Griffith sometime in the next few days, so if you have any questions for Griffith, let him know! ***Update 1***: [Read More...]

Mainstream Press Recognizes Military Atheists

This was supposed to be the weekend when Richard Dawkins, Dan Barker, Margaret Downey, Baba Brinkman, and a handful of other atheists (including myself) were supposed to speak at Rock Beyond Belief, a concert supporting atheists in the military, taking place at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. That effort was stopped when Fort Bragg officials [Read More...]