Online Betting Website Offers 666:1 Odds on Richard Dawkins Becoming the Next Pope

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has already set the odds on who will become the next Pope. While the favorites are Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana (3/1 odds), Cardinal Marc Ouellet of Canada (7/2 odds), and Cardinal Francis Arinze of Nigeria (9/2 odds), there’s an interesting name in the mix… [Read more...]

Darwin Day Proclamation on the Agenda Tonight in Asheville, North Carolina

At the meeting of the Asheville, North Carolina city council meeting later tonight, non-theistic council member (and recent Congressional candidate) Cecil Bothwell will introduce a Darwin Day resolution: [Read more...]

Shades of Black Atheism #7: Haitian, Former Catholic Emelyne Museaux

Born in Cap-Haïtien, Haiti, where only 1% of the population are “nones,” Emelyne Museaux was raised in the Catholic religious tradition, just like the majority of her friends and neighbors. She elaborated on this fact: [Read more...]

The Man Who Shot Osama bin Laden Wasn’t Religious

Phil Bronstein, in the latest issue of Esquire, has the incredible story of the man (“The Shooter”) who killed Osama bin Laden. I read the whole thing in one sitting — couldn’t look away — but this quotation by the subject was the part most relevant to this blog: [Read more...]

Everybody Say Cheesus

Recently, the San Diego Coalition of Reason put up a billboard intended to respond to the Christians who say they have a “personal relationship with Jesus”:

A bunch of members of the coalition groups gathered over the weekend to take a photo underneath that billboard: [Read more...]


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