Watch Matt Dillahunty Deconstruct the Entire Sermon on the Mount

In the latest video for his Atheist Debates project, Matt Dillahunty deconstructs the Sermon on the Mount:



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I Don’t Remember Hearing This Explanation of the New Testament in Church

So that’s how the New Testament was written…



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Friendly Atheist Podcast Episode 80: Shawna Leneé, Porn Star

Our latest podcast guest is Shawna Leneé, an openly atheist adult film star.

Shawna has appeared on the cover of Penthouse and won an AVN award for “Unsung Starlet of the Year.” She left the adult industry temporarily, at which point she attended college began a couple of small businesses, but she’s back making movies now. (You should assume everything in this interview is NSFW.)

We spoke with Shawna about why she believes her atheism is the most controversial thing about her, whether she meets a lot of religious people on set, and what she plans to tell her kids about her career.

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Canadian Government Will Allow Scientists to “Speak Freely,” Reversing Years of Conservative Damage

In the United States, we have an entire party that trashes what scientists say.

In Canada, under new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, scientists are finally getting a chance to do their jobs — and tell the public about it — without the foot of the government keeping them down:



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After Afghani Woman is Stoned to Death, Even a Government Official Stands By Her Punishment

Last week, we learned about a young woman who was stoned to death after eloping with a man she loved in order to escape the future husband her parents had picked out for her. The man in question was given 100 lashes and let go.

Now, the New York Times reports that Afghani President Ashraf Ghani has ordered an investigation into the matter.

The problem is that one of his investigators is a mullah who thinks adulterers should absolutely be stoned to death… which makes you wonder what, exactly, they’re investigating.

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