Sam Harris on Real Time with Bill Maher

In case you missed Real Time with Bill Maher last night, Sam Harris was a guest on the show. The video is below: The good: Harris made the important point (we’ve heard it before from him) that the reason smart people like Francis Collins can believe ideas like “morality is instilled in us from God” [Read More...]

Spreading Atheism via Twitter

An article at Religion News Service by S.J. Velasquez discussing how atheists are getting our message out via Twitter: Social networking sites and microblog hosts like Twitter are drawing atheists and agnostics out of seclusion and giving them a platform on which they can discuss and debate their religious beliefs — or lack thereof — [Read More...]

John Travolta Scared of Leaving Scientology

John Travolta may finally be coming to his senses… According to The Daily Mail (UK), Travolta is still distraught over his son’s death. That death may be attributed to the Church of Scientology: He reportedly resents going along with Scientology’s prescribed treatment for [son] Jett’s condition. The church does not recognise autism as genuine, but [Read More...]

Anti-Science Celebrity Cards

You’ve already seen te fantastic God Trumps card from New Humanist magazine. Crispian Jago offers his version of Celebrity Quack Trumps. Below, we have anti-vaxer Jenny McCarthy and pro-cupper Gwyneth Paltrow: He has plenty of other entertaining cards at his site. (via Science, Reason and Critical Thinking) [Read more...]

Brad Pitt Is an Atheist! Kind of…

Looks like semi-atheist Angelina Jolie finally put her feminine wiles to some good use. Brad Pitt recently made the following comments about religion to BILD (a German newspaper): BILD: Do you believe in God? Brad Pitt (smiling): “No, no, no!” BILD: Is your soul spiritual? Brad Pitt: “No, no, no! I’m probably 20 per cent [Read More...]