10 Things You Might Not Know About Atheists

Actually you all here probably do know these things, but this past Sunday the Chicago Tribune ran a fun little “top 10″ list about atheism, springboarding off the “Golden Compass” controversy. Here they are from writer Mark Jacobs: 1. Poet Percy Bysshe Shelley was expelled from Oxford University for co-writing a pamphlet called “The Necessity [Read More...]

This is Everyone’s Tragedy

By now most of you have probably heard about the shootings at a missionary center in Arvada, Colorado and later at the New Life Church in Colorado Springs. The gunman died in a shootout with a security guard inside the New Life Church. He left three wounded and two dead. Because we must always be [Read More...]

What Do I Have To Do To Convince You I’m An Atheist?

The Generation Orthodox podcast recently had a “Ladies Night” and one of the topics that came up was books that the ladies were reading. I Sold My Soul on eBay popped up on the list (MP3)… (listen at the 38:30 mark) A couple thoughts: I am not an Agnostic. I *am* a real guy. 30 [Read More...]

Godless Citizenship Oath

First, read this excerpt from a story about a person becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen: Dozens of local residents were sworn in Friday as naturalized U.S. citizens, but one of the new Americans insisted on taking a special oath, one that removed all references to God. Thomas Kaenzig says he left his native Switzerland because [Read More...]

Deities and Deliverance

Babs at Flumadiddle is getting good at this video thing. Gotta love the banjo-ey soundtrack. And the cow. (That’s my favorite part) Enjoy! (via Too Many Tribbles) [tags]atheist, atheism, Flying Spaghetti Monster, God, religion, Jesus, Christ, Christian[/tags] [Read more...]