Is It Normal for God to Pop Up in Atheists’ Thoughts?

Reader Bob has noticed himself doing something I figure many atheists do: When I think about family and friends, I will often think to myself, “God bless ’em” when I am worried about them. This is not said out loud; it is just a personal thought toward the person I am thinking of, a long [Read More...]

When the Godless-in-Chicago-Mobile Comes into Town…

I mentioned the ther day how atheist Rob Sherman was going to ride his Godless-in-Chicago-Mobile around town during local parades. The picture may be Photoshopped, but the mobile does really exist. And Rob did indeed drive it around. The reaction wasn’t very pleasant. You can hear the boos… Unless he was running over cute puppies [Read More...]

Camp Quest UK Article Addressed by Dawkins

Last week, The Sunday Times published a series of mistake-ridden articles about Camp Quest UK. The most gratuitous error was the headline for the main article: Dawkins sets up kids’ camp to groom atheists Not only was Richard Dawkins not running the camp (he only made a small donation to it), it most certainly does [Read More...]

2009 SSA Best Group Award Winners

Every year, the Secular Student Alliance gives out awards to the best campus atheist groups in the country in a variety of areas. Each group receives a plaque and a cash reward. Here are this year’s winners: Best Service Project: Students for Freethought at The Ohio State University. … They took the idea to their [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Arabian Nights, American Days

I don’t know how much expertise you have when it comes to Islam and the Middle East, but here goes. I’m in the very beginning stages of what I suspect will develop into a relationship with a guy from Saudi Arabia. He spent some time in the U.S. as a child, seems pretty westernized, isn’t [Read More...]