Why Do We Need Atheist Monuments?

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, answers the question: Why do we need atheist monuments?

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! [Read more...]

A Song About How We Don’t Need to Wait for a Messiah

The Polish band AmperA recently released a song (in English) called “Messiah” about how they’re not waiting around for God to fix things for them; they have to take responsibility for their own lives.

Great song and awesome lyrics:

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Did the Vatican’s Latest Saint, Pope John Paul II, Posthumously Cure a Nun With Parkinson’s?

Pope Francis has decided that two of his predecessors were honest-to-God saints.

What is the evidence that they were? Posthumous miracles. You see, Popes die, but their work is never done. While Jesus is busy helping millionaires score touchdowns, or dealing with the anger from other millionaires who blame the Son of God for making them drop touchdowns, dead Popes pick up the slack.

Enter Sister Marie Simon-Pierre, a French nun whose Parkinson’s-like neurological order reportedly vanished overnight after she wrote Pope John Paul II‘s name on a piece of paper, months after he died.

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Dale McGowan: How to Raise (Actual) Freethinkers

At the Oklahoma Freethought Convention a couple of weeks ago, Dale McGowan, author of Parenting Beyond Belief, spoke about raising actual freethinkers (instead of kids who just echo your own non-religious beliefs).

Quick note: I have heard Dale speak a number of times and his wisdom never gets old. If you’re an atheist parent, listen to what he has to say; he talks about so many of the dilemmas non-religious parents face with their kids and his answers seem so obvious in hindsight. I feel fortunate that I can hear him talk about all of this before I have any of my own.

If any moments stand out to you, please leave the timestamp and summary in the comments!

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Freedom From Religion Foundation Pledges to Challenge Religion-Based Health Care Providers

In a recent press release, the Freedom From Religion Foundation made it crystal clear that they’re willing to fight to keep medical care equitable and secular — particularly in Washington State, where several once-secular hospitals have entered into mergers with Catholic care providers.

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