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…]

How Do You Get Atheists To Attend Your Meetings?

It’s always difficult, whether you run a college atheist group or an off-campus local one, to get people to attend meetings. It’s even harder to keep them coming back for more. The Secular Student Alliance’s Campus Organizer, Lyz Liddell, offers suggestions on what atheist groups can do to get bodies in the seats! The full [Read More…]

Are You Hosting an Atheist Speaker Anytime Soon?

If you’re the leader of a college atheist group or an off-campus local group, you’ve almost certainly faced the daunting task of hosting a speaker and trying to make the event a success. It’s always difficult to make sure you’ve done everything needed to plan, publicize, and put on the event. Instead of re-inventing the [Read More…]

Best Methods for a Campus Atheist Group?

happycynic wants to start an atheist group at his college. The atheists he knows are a mixture of militant and not-so-offensive. Some people are agnostics, some are skeptics, some are Pastafarians. Not everyone has the same agenda. Some want to debate. Some want to actively promote non-theism. Some just a group for the social aspects. [Read More…]