Foundation Beyond Belief Launches

I’ve written before about Foundation Beyond Belief: Foundation Beyond Belief is a new 501c3 charitable and educational foundation created (1) to focus, encourage and demonstrate humanistic generosity, and (2) to support a nationwide nonreligious parent education program. This is a terrific opportunity for non-religious people everywhere. We’ve never had a true “atheist” charity we could [Read More...]

Muslim Politician Saqib Ali Supports Gay Marriage

Saqib Ali is a practicing Muslim who attended high school in Saudi Arabia. It’s very impressive that he was elected to the state legislature in Maryland in the first place. Even more amazing than that is this: Now the Democratic delegate has come out in support of gay marriage, a position he announced publicly in [Read More...]

Darwin Greets Secular Student Group

Now, this is how you start a brand new year of your secular student group! Bring Charles Darwin along and get your pictures taken with him, as the University of Melbourne Secular Society did: I wonder where else you could put that cutout… Maybe UMSS could lend it out to a campus Christian group for [Read More...]

The Prosperity Gospel is a Bad Investment

As reader Scott points out, the picture says it all. The New York Times article discusses how Kenneth and Gloria Copeland (and other prosperity gospel preachers) are encouraging followers to give them money in order to get more money back from God. “God knows where the money is, and he knows how to get the [Read More...]

PZ Myers’ Talk at the Secular Student Alliance Conference

In case you weren’t at the Secular Student Alliance conference last week (and if not, I demand a good explanation), you can now see PZ Myers‘ keynote speech: Incidentally, that talk is on the SSA’s new YouTube channel, which will also have other talks from the conference in the near future. Subscribe, donate, tell your [Read More...]