The Emotions of Atheists

Valerie Tarico, the author of The Dark Side: How Evangelical Teachings Corrupt Love and Truth, used to be a psychologist. We all know about how atheists are often called “arrogant,” but Tarico writes about how, beneath that label, there are actually a whole host of emotions we have that slip under the radar: EMPATHY Not [Read More...]

Atheist Bus Ads in Italy Are Back… Again

First they were deemed too offensive. But a slogan change means that Genoa, Italy will be seeing an atheist bus ads next month! Just on one bus, though. The old (supposedly offensive) slogan was: “The bad news is that God does not exist. The good news is that you do not need him.” The new [Read More...]

Top 10 Most/Least Religious States in the Country

Gallup just put out the lists of the Top 10 Most Religious States and Top 10 least Religious States in the country. This was based on responses to the question: “Is religion an important part of your daily life?” Can you guess which states are at the top? My guesses were pretty good on that [Read More...]

Atheist Comedy Show in NYC This Weekend!

If you’re in New York City, you can get your dose of atheism and comedy at The PIT tonight! One of the actors in the show informs me that the cast is preparing material for an atheist comedy mini-tour. (That would be awesome. I call dibs on front row seats.) The show is tonight at [Read More...]

Don’t Serve the Christians on a Sunday

Not that you need another reason to dislike religion… this one comes from a pastor, Thomas Steagald. His daughter is a server at Chili’s. She was working last Sunday when some church-goers came in and… well, let the pastor tell the story: A group of six church-goers came in last night after their evening services [Read More...]