Atheists in Mississippi Talk About What Makes Them Tick

What’s it like to be an atheist in Mississippi? Jesse Robinson rode along with members of the Freethinkers, Agnostics and Atheists club of Mississippi State University as they drove down to my talk in Alabama over the weekend and discovered what made them so active: For Chris Ramos, MSU physics graduate student, atheism came as [Read More…]

A Zombie Jesus T-Shirt That Doesn’t Exist Yet

I know Zombie Jesus day is over, but reader Joaquin Photoshopped this awesome looking shirt. Someone needs to make it exist! Joaquin adds: For ultimate scavenging, add brain shaped Easter eggs and a fuzzy basket. Don’t mind if I do. Omnomnom. [Read more…]

How is Religion Portrayed in Video Games?

I don’t understand 87% of this video, but it involves the ways religion is portrayed in video games: Extreme religious groups actively make the world a less cool place to live. Whether it’s Islamic extremists detonating themselves, fundamentalist Christians gunning down doctors, or neighbours in Northern Ireland throwing stones at each other over different interpretations [Read More…]

Church Visits: Not Necessarily a Waste of Time

In the past two weekends, I visited two different churches with various members of my family.  They know about my lack of faith, and I’m at a point where I don’t feel intimidated by religious services or guilty of about my skepticism. Going to church solely for the sake of spending some time with them [Read More…]

‘Teen Mom’ Kailyn Reveals Her Atheism; Fans Respond Just As You Would Expect…

Kailyn Lowry was one of the teens featured in “16 and Pregnant” and (more recently) “Teen Mom 2”: A few days ago, on Twitter, she revealed that she had no plans to go to church on Easter, choosing instead to spend time with her baby’s father: She eventually admitted the reason outright (to another fan): [Read More…]