Shades of Black Atheism #3: Mandisa Thomas

Mandisa Thomas is one of the co-founders and current President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc. The mission of this organization is fourfold: to provide secular fellowship, to nurture and support nonbelievers in coming out, to promote atheist pride, and to organize nonbelievers for charitable causes. [Read more...]

Prometheus Books is Partnering Up with Random House Publisher Services

Prometheus just entered into a major agreement with Random House Publisher Services (RHPS) that will broaden its reach while still allowing the mid-sized publishing house to remain independent: [Read more...]

Does the Irrationality of Religion Even Matter?

In Jared Diamond‘s new book The World Until Yesterday, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author writes about how our species’ past practices and traditions can give us insight into the present and future.

Salon excerpted a particular chapter dealing with religion and offers an explanation as to why religion is still such a powerful force today (spoiler: It strengthens community ties): [Read more...]

That’s Gonna Be One Awkward Flight…

Martin Rowson responds to today’s ruling by the European Court of Human Rights:

(via New Humanist) [Read more...]

Young Atheist Blogger Stabbed in Bangladesh

A 29-year-old Bangladeshi man is in critical condition after getting attacked: [Read more...]


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