Why Is the Sarah Palin Video So Disturbing?

You’ve already seen the Sarah Palin video where chickens are slaughtered in the background: Everywhere I’ve seen, websites and TV stations offer disclaimers: It’s not for the weak of heart. Don’t watch this if you haven’t eaten lunch yet. Etc. I don’t get it. Maybe this is just my own ignorant, vegetarian self writing… but [Read More...]

Are There Racist Atheists?

The question comes from reader Nick. Are there racist atheists? To my knowledge, I haven’t met any… racism is completely contrary to any sort of rational thought. I guess I’d be surprised to meet an atheist racist. Or an atheist homophobe. Or an atheist sexist. But we’re a big group. Those types have to be [Read More...]

Conclusive Proof That Dogs Can Be Atheists

I posed the question the other day: Can a dog be an atheist? Reed has shown me proof that dogs can indeed be Godless: The debate has been settled. [Read more...]

What Was Your Favorite Paragraph About Religion in the Past Year?

I’m not looking for soundbyte quotations. And my attention span lasts only a sentence or three. So here’s the question: What was the best paragraph (or two) about religion/atheism you read this year? Self-promotion is allowed. If you wrote it, that’s fine. But please limit yourself to *the* best thing you wrote. In other words, [Read More...]

Are Atheists Taking Over the Military? Yep, Says Christian Chaplain

The Christian OneNewsNow site says we are winning a war I didn’t even know we were waging! The article by Chad Groening references the Secular Coalition for America’s policy recommendations for the new President: The Secular Coalition for America recently held a news conference urging president-elect Barack Obama to, among other things, enact new rules [Read More...]