This Summer, in Chicago, a Conference About Atheism, Philanthropy, and Putting Our Humanism to Work

Chicago doesn’t host all that many atheism-related national events, but I’m excited that Foundation Beyond Belief’s first ever conference will take place here July 18-20 at the Hilton Rosemont/O’Hare.

Why would you want to go?

Because you’ll get to hear from inspirational atheists who are putting their Humanism in action.

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6 Things Atheists Should Never Say to Christians

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses 6 things atheists should stop saying to Christians:

This video was inspired by Ed Brayton‘s excellent post.

We’d love to hear your thoughts on the project — more videos will be posted soon — and we’d also appreciate your suggestions as to which questions we ought to tackle next!

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A Collection of Bill Maher Stand-Up Comedy: Religion Edition

What better way to celebrate Easter than by listening to Bill Maher mock religion for an hour?

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The Character Missing from All Disney Movies: God

Why have Disney and Pixar had so much success in their movies? In part, it’s because they never really broach the subject of religion. While movies like Frozen can be twisted to suggest Christian themes, the only supernatural ideas you’ll see in their movies involve magic, not God.

In an interview on “Fresh Air” recently, host Terry Gross spoke with Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, the husband/wife team who wrote the songs in Frozen (seen below, with their kids), and they alluded to the lack of religiosity in Disney movies:

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I Could Get Behind These Ten Commandments…

Thanks, God!

I think that means lying is okay now. Score!

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