US Postal Service Mailer Doesn’t Mention Christmas… and the Christian Outrage Machine Lights Up

The United States Postal Service has several Christmas-themed stamps for sale right now:

… but you wouldn’t know that if you just glanced at a particular section in their latest holiday mailer:

Sarcastic or not, @RennaW‘s tweet (below) provided fodder for those looking for any sign of “intolerance” toward Christians:

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Celebrating 50 Years of Humanism in ‘Doctor Who’

When I posted this back in July, the video was removed from YouTube shortly after. It’s back up now, hopefully for good!

Here’s a wonderful compilation celebrating 50 years of Humanism in “Doctor Who,” courtesy of Brandon Fibbs:



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This is What a Celebrity Psychic’s Obituary Should Look Like

The New York Times, yesterday, published an obituary of “psychic” Sylvia Browne that is strikingly accurate without giving her more credit than she’s due.

What makes it worth reading aren’t the descriptions of the major details of her life, but how the reporter suggests that her claim to fame was suspect all along.

This is how William Yardley puts it:

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Would You Want to Live in a World Where Everyone Was an Atheist?

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, answers the question: Would I want to live in a world where everyone was an atheist?:

We’d love to hear your thoughts on the project — more videos will be posted soon — and we’d also appreciate your suggestions as to which questions we ought to tackle next!

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If a Scientist Wrote the Book of Genesis, It Would Look Like This

Tom Carver has written the first five books of the Bible from the perspective of someone who cares far more about science than faith. His Pentateuch is called The Newer, More English Version:

In the excerpt below, we go right back to the beginning:

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