A Trailer for the ‘Hug An Atheist’ Documentary

Sylvia Broeckx is a filmmaker working on a documentary called “Hug An Atheist” about what atheists have to deal with in America and how we’re not as horrible as pastors make us out to be.

Since it’s Hug An Atheist Day, it seemed like an appropriate time to release a teaser for the film (See if you can spot me in it):

The film is scheduled for completion by September and will hopefully premiere at the Atheist Film Festival in San Francisco. [Read more...]

Ken Ham: If You Criticize the Creation Museum for Not Teaching Science, You’re Just Intolerant Against Christians

Attendance is declining at the Creation Museum, they’re having trouble raising the funds to build Ark Encounter (the Noah’s Ark Theme Park), and to top it off, they’re getting hammered on their science from actual museums in the area.

And now, they’re installing zip lines, too:

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What Larry Alex Taunton Learned from Atheists Isn’t the Least Bit Surprising

Larry Alex Taunton is the executive director of the Fixed Point Foundation, a Christian organization that seeks “innovative ways to defend and proclaim the Gospel.” In his own words, he considers atheism “historically naive and potentially dangerous.”

Taunton recently conducted interviews with several college students who led their campus atheist groups and, while his research isn’t scientific in the least, he claims that he learned some very surprising things about why they became atheists. The results may be surprising to him, but certainly not to anyone who has given the subject any thought. In fact, Taunton provides us with no new insight.

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Bryan Fischer: What Holds an Atom’s Nucleus Together? Jesus.

Someone give this man a Nobel Prize:

Strong Nuclear Force my ass. It’s always been Jesus just keeping those protons together against their will. In every atom. In the entire universe.

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Congressman Wants Government to Express Support for Prayer at School Board Meetings

Prayer is allowed at school board meetings just as it’s allowed in school. As long as the prayers are private, not disruptive, and done before the formal meeting, no one’s going to stop Christians from talking to their God.

But Congressman Tim Walberg (R-MI) wants the government to show its support to Christian prayers that take place during school board meetings. He just proposed House Resolution 250 (PDF) and his argument is essentially that Congress has invocations, so school boards should get to have them, too:

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