Do Religious People Make Better Citizens?

Harvard University professor Robert Putnam has a new book coming out next year: “American Grace: How Religion is Reshaping our Civic and Political Lives.” Bits and pieces of the book’s revelations have been coming out — most notably at a recent conference hosted by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life. Last week, we [Read More...]

Discovery on Life’s Origin

This post is by Jesse Galef, who works for the American Humanist Association … For me, one of the worst things about dying will be that I won’t get to know what happens next.  I’ll miss so many interesting discoveries and ideas!  News stories like this one reported in the NYTimes today are so exciting: [Read More...]

Atheist Bus Ads in South Bend Hit Snag

***Update***: I’m not sure what other contact info to use, but Transpo can be reached via this webpage. Let them know what you think of their decision to wait on approving the atheist ads. … I was under the impression that atheist bus ads would be seen in South Bend, Indiana this past Monday. So [Read More...]

What Christian Charity Should This Atheist Donate To?

Atheist Kim is setting a few goals for herself, but she needs some motivation. That means rewarding herself if she succeeds and punishing herself if she fails. The reward part is easy: I offer up my loins. The punishment part is more complicated. One suggestion is to give money to a charity she doesn’t like. [Read More...]

Do You Have Video of College Atheists?

A TV producer is looking for video of just about anything happening on a college campus dealing with atheism. He needs high quality video, though — in other words, better than YouTube. He also needs to be able to secure the rights for whatever he might use. If you have video that might be useful [Read More...]