American Atheists Convention

The 33rd annual American Atheists Convention is taking place in Seattle from April 6-8. Are any readers planning on going? It’d be nice to get to know some people before the event happened [tags]atheism, atheist, American Atheists, convention, Seattle[/tags] [Read more…]

Dewey Decimal Classification

I was reading Chris Anderson’s The Long Tail, and I came across a part where he talked about the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC). He was arguing that our old ways of classifying information (in this example, the DDC) didn’t work so well in the modern world. Here’s a typical breakdown (PDF) you would see in [Read More…]

Carnival of the Godless #62

The new Carnival of the Godless is at Black Sun Journal. Go check it out! [tags]atheist, atheism, Carnival of the Godless, Black Sun Journal[/tags] [Read more…]

Falwell, Meet Me at Camera Three

Maya over at Masquerade has an entertaining satire of fundamental Christians, from the perspective of someone who believes they’re not fundamental enough. (Garrison Keillor, take some lessons.) An excerpt: We humans sometimes forget our place in the world. We think that we’re just animals like all the other creatures, instead of created in God’s image. [Read More…]

Giving Blood

I mentioned earlier that on May 3rd, the National Day of Prayer, many individual atheists and secular organizations will actually be doing something useful: Donating blood and signing up to be an organ donor. If enough of us can do it, it might even get some positive press. Watch this promotional video from the Rational [Read More…]