Why Religion is Like Mark Sanchez

In this week’s issue of the New Yorker, James Surowiecki digs into the frustrating problem now confronting the New York Jets: They owe less-than-stellar quarterback Mark Sanchez $8,250,000 next year whether or not he plays… but he’s not playing well at all. What should they do? Stick with him and hope he improves or go with a different quarterback (Tim Tebow?) altogether? [Read more...]

1,000+ Catholic Priests Just Signed a Petition… Guess What It Was About?

Over 1,000 leaders in the Catholic Church — “almost a [quarter] of all Catholic priests in England and Wales” — just signed a petition against same-sex marriage: [Read more...]

Secular Student Alliance has a $250,000 Matching Offer for 2013!

Obviously, one of your New Year’s Resolutions is to give more in 2013 and the Secular Student Alliance is giving you the chance to have your contribution doubled, courtesy of Jeff Hawkins and Janet Strauss pledging a matching offer of $250,000. Last year, the SSA grew to over 400 affiliates, sent out over 300 packages of [Read More...]

Job Openings in the Atheist Movement

The American Humanist Association (based in Washington, D.C.) is looking for a Web Content Manager and a Communications Assistant.

The Secular Student Alliance (based in Columbus, Ohio) is looking for a Development Director.

Deadlines are approaching soon, so check out those listings if you’re interested! [Read more...]

U.S. Navy Ship Hoists Christian Flag Above American Flag

Who knew Navy ships were Christian…?

I don’t care if a group of Christian naval officers hold a worship service for themselves. They have that right.

But I’ve never seen a Muslim or atheist or Hindu or Jewish or any non-Christian symbol hoisted above the American flag before, certainly not on one of our Navy’s vessels. [Read more...]


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