American Atheists Puts Up Rapture Billboards

First, there was the American Atheist billboard that read “You KNOW it’s a Myth”: Not long after that, AA put up a billboard that went after all religions in general. It read: “You KNOW they’re all SCAMS”: Now, AA’s latest billboard targets the upcoming “arrival” of Jesus. It reads: “The Rapture: You KNOW it’s Nonsense. [Read More…]

Jesus vs. The Easter Bunny

The last time I posted one of religiousantagonist Mike Lee‘s videos, I called him “The Johnny Knoxville of atheism.” After watching his latest video, I stand by that. It looks like something right out of “Jackass.” I’ll admit: it made me laugh. Mike plays Jesus, chasing after the Easter Bunny, in public. (Video contains NSFW [Read More…]

Ask Richard: Former Muslim Atheist Ponders Coming Out to Her Best Friend

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Richard, I come from a sort-of liberal Muslim background (liberal in the sense my mum doesn’t make us pray or makes me wear a headscarf). I’ve doubted religion ever since I was young but because I wasn’t “allowed” to leave Islam, I’ve acted every [Read More…]

Brainwash ‘em While They’re Young

John Piper, a Christian who gets respect for reasons I have yet to figure out, was recently asked whether children should be taught to pray before they really understand what Christianity is all about. It’s a fair question and he correctly answers “No,” because prayers are useless without really understanding what you’re saying and who [Read More…]

The Kids Will Be Sondheimized

If you watched “Modern Family” this past Wednesday, you saw an episode in which Cam was (interim) directing a musical at Luke and Manny‘s school. At one point he says the line: This production was a joke until I introduced these children to the musical theater greats: Bernstein, Sondheim. Years from now some of these [Read More…]