Spend Good Friday with Me in Pittsburgh!

I’ll be giving a talk at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh next week! What better way to spend Good Friday than with the atheists? Here’s the info: Date: Friday, April 10 School: Carnegie Mellon University Sponsoring group: Carnegie Mellon AHA: Atheists, Humanists & Agnostics Time/place: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. in UC McConomy (Reception in UC [Read More…]

Why Are College Atheist Groups Important?

Why are college atheist groups important? Because their members will take a stand when no one else can/will. Ashley Rose Mockett is the founder of the Free-Thinkers Club at Saddleback College (in California). She received a scholarship to attend the school and was surprised by what she found at the ceremony to honor scholarship recipients: [Read More…]

Update: Duped on the Religion Panel Discussion

Looks like there’s a happy resolution to atheist Jennifer‘s situation in which she felt she was duped into speaking on a religion panel with no preparation, while the religious people on the panel seemed well-prepared and polished. [Read more…]

A New Way of Looking at the Quiverfull Movement

I’ll say this about Evolved Rationalist: She can definitely put together a presentation that will keep the audience entertained. This one is on the Quiverfull movement. I don’t remember any of my college professors ever using the phrase “epic lulz” in their powerpoints… ditto with the acronyms “ZOMG” and “STFU.” (via Evolved and Rat/i/onal) [Read more…]

Speaking Tour Reviews: Day 2

Last night, I gave a talk for the Society of Non-Theists at Purdue University. What did we learn? I cause fangirls to repress squealing, I need to put porn ads on my site to make money, and when atheists get together, God cries and causes minor flooding. Wednesday, I head to UC Berkeley! Yay for [Read More…]