Adam Ruins Everything Explains the Pagan Origins of Christmas

In this clip from Adam Ruins Everything, host Adam Conover explains how Christmas traditions have little to do with anything in the Bible. In fact, the traditions we celebrate actually have Pagan origins.

And then, just for kicks, he gives us that history in a Peanuts-style cartoon. Linus would be devastated.

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These Are Awful Reasons For Why Christians Should Stop Arguing With Atheists

Jim Denison, who runs a “think tank” dedicated to evangelizing, says that Christians shouldn’t argue with atheists. I was tempted to agree with him, too, until I read his two reasons for avoiding that conflict:

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Sex Shop Owner Receives Threats After Putting “Dildo Nativity Scene” in Window

The owner of Non Sit Peccatum, a sex shop in Spain, received multiple death threats from Christians after placing a Nativity scene made of ceramic dildos in the window:

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Atheist and Satanist Displays in Boca Raton (FL) Park Have Been Restored and Locked in Place

The atheist and Satanist displays in Boca Raton, Florida’s Sanborn Square park have been vandalized and restored and stolen over the past week.

Now, once again, they’re back up. And this time, the Satanist display is locked in place.

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Atheist Display Goes Up in Iowa Capitol Building, In Response to Nativity Scene

If you stop by the Iowa Capitol over the next couple of weeks, be sure to check out the “Bill of Rights” Nativity scene put up by the Freedom From Religion Foundation. It comes in response to a Christian display that went up earlier this week with the blessings of Governor Terry Branstad.

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