Support College Atheist Activism in 2009

As I mentioned yesterday, we all know how important it is for colleges to reach out to atheists and for atheists to reach out to each other — especially when they’re surrounded by religion everywhere. The exciting news is that from the beginning of 2008 to the end of it, the number of Secular Student [Read More…]

Supporting the Inclusion of Atheists on Campus

Doctoral student Kathleen Goodman and Professor John Mueller teamed up to write a fantastic article on why colleges should embrace and acknowledge atheists on campuses nationwide. They mention this website a couple times as well. (Woo!) I don’t know whether that version from The Chronicle of Higher Education is the same as the one that [Read More…]

Want to Have Dinner with Michael Shermer in Ohio?

Yeah, you do! Michael Shermer, publisher of Skeptic magazine and the author of Why People Believe Weird Things and (one of my personal favorites) Secrets of Mental Math, will be giving a talk at The Ohio State University on the evening of February 19th. Before his talk, though, he’ll be eating food. (This is shocking [Read More…]

Richard Dawkins’ Tour Stops in March, 2009

The author of The God Delusion, Richard Dawkins, will be heading to four colleges in America in early March. He will be discussing “The Purpose of Purpose“: We humans are obsessed with purpose. The question, “What is it for?” comes naturally to a species surrounded by tools, utensils and machines. For such artifacts it is [Read More…]

Dan Barker Tours DC/Virginia

Dan Barker, co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, will be speaking to college and local groups in the Washington, D.C. and Virginia area next week! He’ll be speaking about his book Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America’s Leading Atheists, why we need separation of church and state, and religious displays on [Read More…]


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