Atheists Can’t Get Elected in Brazil, Either

It’s bad enough in America to run for office as an openly atheistic person. Apparently, it’s worse in Brazil. Few Brazilian adults would cast a ballot for a presidential contender with no religious beliefs, according to a poll by Instituto Sensus published in Veja. Only 13 per cent of respondents would vote for an atheist [Read More…]

Opus and Walrus Angels

If you want to make your faith a part of the race, we have a right to question what you believe. Not to mention that Walrus Angels make as much sense as Magical Mormon-y Underwear. (Click image to see larger version of today’s Opus comic strip.) [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more…]


A number of you have alluded to the fact that you’re a single atheist and it’s tough for you to meet other like-minded individuals. I want to try something. Maybe it’ll work. Maybe not. Let me know what you think. There are some atheist dating sites on the Internet that never really took off or [Read More…]

Bill Maher on Conan

Bill Maher talks about the Republicans and religion on Late Night with Conan O’Brien: Bill’s hilarious (as usual), but if you’ve ever watched Real Time with Bill Maher, you’ve heard him say all this before. It’s even more entertaining to watch Conan O’Brien‘s reactions to what Bill is saying. He seems very uncomfortable during the [Read More…]

Help the Secular Student Alliance This Year

I’ve written before about how much the Secular Student Alliance has meant to me ever since I became more active about my atheism. (The SSA supports campus atheist groups across the country, giving them moral and financial support.) Their support allowed me to meet (and later work with) some of the movers and shakers in [Read More…]