Rock Beyond Belief is Just Over a Month Away

About a month from now, on March 31st (a week after the Reason Rally), there is going to be a huge event for military atheists at Fort Bragg, North Carolina called Rock Beyond Belief: I was fortunate enough to be invited as a speaker there and I’m wondering what messages you’d like me to deliver [Read More…]

Religion is Like a Watering Can…

This makes just as much sense as [insert the faith of your choice here]: Though a watering can is directly responsible for giving plants the nourishment they need to grow… so it’s actually pretty damn powerful… Hm. I need to go rethink my atheism now. [Read more…]

The Most Inoffensive Atheist Bus Ad Ever… Rejected!

A few weeks ago, I mentioned how atheist Justin Vacula was planning to put up this ad on buses in the County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS) in Pennsylvania: That ad was inspired by our own Richard Wade. The goal was to see how offended religious people would get by a billboard that’s so obviously [Read More…]

Doctoral Student Says Video Games Equate Religion with Violence

Greg Perreault, a doctoral student from the University of Missouri School of Journalism, is getting some publicity for a recent presentation he made at the Center for Media Religion and Culture Conference on Digital Religion. (Yep. That’s a thing.) His finding: “… Many newer-generation video games equate religion with violence in the game narratives.” Perreault [Read More…]

New Zealand Billboard Claims That Jesus Cures Cancer

So, this is a real billboard that the Equippers Church in New Zealand just put up: You can’t see it in that picture, but there are currently six lines on it, representing the six people who have been “healed” from cancer by Jesus… even though the six people are using modern medicine to treat their [Read More…]