Atheist Group Denied Status at Northeastern University

Usually, all you have to do to get a campus group started at any university is fill out some paperwork — identify your officers, get a faculty sponsor, and agree to some basic rules (i.e. you promise not be be discriminatory, you won’t be a hate group, etc). Things like that. You don’t need to [Read More...]


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I Want to Be a Guest at This Dinner Party

… mostly because Neil deGrasse Tyson is there. That man is made of awesome. Hell, everyone else is pretty great, too. (Click to enlarge:) You can see the full list of guests here. As poster creator Nick Farrantello says: Each of the people in this picture has accomplished more for humanity then any of the [Read More...]


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The Religious Contortionist

It would be great if religious people could break out of the box. It’d be even better if they could remove the shackles of religion altogether. (via nakedpastor, who has been on a *roll* lately with his cartoons) [Read more...]


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A Remembrance of Dixie Carter

Actress Dixie Carter passed away over the weekend. She played an actress on the show “Designing Women,” and in one particular episode from 1988, her character Julia Sugarbaker ran for a seat on a local board of commissioners. Here’s her taking part in a debate where a question comes up about whether children should recite [Read More...]


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The Surprising Truth About Atheist Parents

Dale McGowan, the author of Parenting Beyond Belief, recently conducted an unscientific poll of atheist parents to get their thoughts on religion, humanist communities, and their children. The results were very surprising to me. Here’s just one example of what Dale found. The question: “In general, how religiously observant is your extended family?” I know [Read More...]


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