Richard Dawkins at Protest the Pope Rally

***Update***: Dawkins’ full speech can be read here. … Richard Dawkins spoke at the “Protest the Pope” rally the other day. He spends quite a bit of time explaining (and debunking) that whole “Hitler was an atheist” claim. My friend Josh Kutchinsky passes along the video: “Joseph Ratzinger is an enemy of humanity. He is [Read More…]

Atheists Helping the Homeless (#16)

Joe Zamecki and fellow atheists in Austin, Texas have been helping the homeless frequently over the past couple years and tomorrow is their 16th such giveaway. It’ll take place at 8:00 a.m. and all the details can be found here. Joe gave me a few more details in an email: We’ll have multiple birthday cakes [Read More…]

More Responses to the Pope’s Tour

There are some peaceful protesters making the Pope feel welcome in the UK. Protest organizer Mike Williamson, of campaign group “Protest the Pope,” told CNN: “It’s inappropriate to offer a state visit for many reasons. One is the Church pedophile scandal. “Another is because of the pope’s comments about condoms helping to spread HIV and [Read More…]

Food for Freethought 2010: Don’t Forget to Give

The Metro State Atheists in Colorado are running their annual Food for Freethought charity event next week! This is the event in which you give them non-perishable foods (which will be donated), and they’ll give you a banned book. It’s awesome. If you can donate food, books, or money, the relevant links can all be [Read More…]

This Is Why You Don’t Introduce the Bible to Children

Man, it’s a good thing those kids didn’t get to the *really* bad parts of the Bible… (via wulffmorgenthaler — Thanks to Jeff for the link!) [Read more…]