Should Atheists Be More Confrontational When Giving Secular Invocations at Government Meetings?

This is a guest post written by PJ Crepeau. Crepeau is a sculptor, writer, and filmmaker from Denver, Colorado. … Since Greece v. Galloway, atheists have seized the opportunity to deliver secular invocations, at least in those places where city officials have permitted the airing of a non-religious point of view. These people should be [Read More...]

Sufi Holy Man Is Arrested For Killing Volunteer He Failed to Bring Back to Life During Promised ‘Miracle’

Pakistan’s Express Tribune reports that in Mubarakabad, Punjab, a pir (Sufi master) named Muhammad Sabir was so convinced he could perform miracles, he asked for a volunteer he could murder. Not to worry, Sabir told his followers: after killing his victim, he would reanimate the dead man and make him as good as new.

He announced that he could breathe life back into a dead man. The pir gave the condition that the victim must be married and have children.

I mean, who doesn’t like a high-stakes bet, amirite?



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What Should Atheist Parents Do if Their Child Becomes Religious?

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, answers the question: What should atheist parents do if their child becomes religious?:



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C’mon, Cosmo, You Have to Endorse This Candidate! #CosmoVotes

Earlier this month, editors at Cosmopolitan magazine — a publication known mostly for celebrity coverage and long lists of sex tips — announced that they would be making political endorsements this year based on candidates’ stances on issues such as equal pay, abortion rights, and birth control coverage.

James Woods, the progressive atheist Democrat from Arizona’s 5th District, fulfills the criteria. And something tells me he *really* wants this endorsement…



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Friendly Atheist Podcast Episode 18: TAM2014: Emcee George Hrab and Psychologist Sheldon Helms

Our latest podcast guests are The Amazing Meeting emcee George Hrab and psychologist Sheldon Helms.

Jessica sat down with them to talk about their reflections on the conference and the importance of communication in the science world.

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