Announcing the Secular Coalition for Arizona

The Secular Coalition for America is set to introduce its first state affiliate! This is part of Sean Faircloth’s Secular Decade plan (PDF). And of all the places to begin this program, Arizona has to be at the top of the list right now. There’s a party to celebrate the new group on Tuesday, October [Read More...]

How Many Scots Are Good Without God?

Reading a random article about the Pope… The Pope is visiting Scotland… He admits there are child molesters within the church hierarchy.. Nothing new… I’ve heard all this before… Holy crap. There are about 850,000 Catholics in Scotland, according to the 2001 U.K. Census, but 27 percent of Scots — about 1.5 million — did [Read More...]

What If They Burned Atheist Books…?

I know the piece is satire, but if Pastor Terry Jones ever decided to burn copies of The God Delusion, I hope this is the way we would respond: A spokesman for the Atheist Brotherhood in Australia was quoted as saying: ”We feel strangely unaffected and will seek revenge by raising our eyebrows and shrugging [Read More...]

The Canceled-Koran-Burning Aftermath

In the wake of the Koran-Burnings-That-Didn’t-Happen, I have a question and a comment. When is it ok to burn a book? I used to be against book-burning in general because I saw all books as valuable in some respect… for some reason, that seems silly to me now. I don’t care if you burn your [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Loving His Country and Looking for an Alternative to “God Bless America”

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Richard, Hello. I’m a fan of your page and I’ve have enjoyed your advice and opinion. I’ll be brief. I have a question. Today is 9/11. It is an event that helped me become cured of religion. I love my country. How can I respond [Read More...]