What Do Non-Believers Believe?

Scott Carnegie and Gem Newman of The Winnipeg Skeptics made a fantastic short film with a variety of answers to that question: What would you have responded? [Read more…]

Terry Jones is Moving…

Remember Pastor Terry Jones, the guy who wanted to burn a Koran on 9/11 last year? Looks like his church may be on the move… from Gainesville, Florida to Fort Myers, about 250 miles away: Jones acknowledged his church received a lot of negative publicity in the past couple years, and admits the church’s beliefs [Read More…]

Just Think For Yourself

A poem from Shel Silverstein‘s forthcoming (and posthumous) book Every Thing On It YESEES AND NOEES The Yesees said yes to anything That anyone suggested. The Noees said no to everything Unless it was proven and tested. So the Yesees all died of much too much And the Noees all died of fright, But somehow [Read More…]

A Secular Jew Explains the New Testament

Last week, I read a post on Reddit from a guy who only saw the final Harry Potter movie but recreated his own version of the entire series’ plot based off that limited knowledge. He was joking around, but it showed how you might miss out on some major details of the full story if [Read More…]

I’m a Better Christian Than Those Christians

You know those Saturday Night Live sketches in which Kristen Wiig plays a woman who has to one-up everybody she meets no matter how absurd it gets? Well, here’s what the Fundamentalist Christian version of that character would look like: You don’t believe in kissing before you’re married? Well I don’t believe that married people [Read More…]