Can We Get a Flying Spaghetti Monster Billboard?

A lot of atheist groups have done it. Religious groups do it all the time. Why not the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster? Prophet Bobby Henderson is considering putting up a billboard of the FSM! He’s taking submissions right now… paying for it will be Phase 2. My vote currently goes to this one: [Read More…]

We’re Still Unelectable…

A new survey conducted by Pew Research for the People & the Press indicates that 61% of Americans would be less likely to vote for a candidate if that person didn’t believe in a god. Goddammit… Among these options, anyway, that makes us the least electable group of people. Americans are more likely to vote [Read More…]

Tell Me Again Why There Are No Humanist Chaplains in the Military?

According to Stars and Stripes, Pratima Dharm has just been named “the first Hindu chaplain to serve the Department of Defense.” She’s trained to help everyone, of course, but she knows the Hindu traditions better than anyone else out there and can be there for those soldiers specifically. But having a Hindu chaplain available, even [Read More…]

I’m Visiting Grand Rapids Tomorrow!

This is just a reminder that I’ll be giving a talk in Grand Rapids tomorrow night! Where: Women’s City Club, 254 E. Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI When: Wednesday, June 8th, at 7:00p. Cost: $6.00 for general admission and free for Friends of the Center. More information can be found here. [Read more…]

Thank Your Teachers

Vjack wrote a beautiful post the other day about a high school teacher of his who recently passed away: I learned that my favorite high school teacher died recently. I regret that I didn’t make more of an effort to keep in touch with him over the years. The last time I saw him was [Read More…]