Charitable Correspondence: Love Letters to Richard Dawkins (Video)

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Humorous hate mail: Richard Dawkins shares “charitable correspondence” from warm and intelligent admirers in a splendid explication of that warm and fuzzy phenomenon known as Christian love.Discretion Advised: Contains Strong Language.Enjoy!Video posted by the Richard Dawkins Foundation.   … [Read more...]

Bakery that refused to write ‘God Hates Gays’ on cake faces investigation

Christian bigot cries foul after bakery refuses to print his message of hate: A Colorado bakery is under investigation for religious discrimination after a baker refused to write “God Hates Gays” on a cake for an obviously disturbed and mean-spirited Christian bigot.Marjorie Silva, owner of Azucar Bakery, is facing a state discrimination investigation after refusing to make a cake with the ugly anti-gay message of Christian hate.The problem began for the Denver bakery in March 2014, when … [Read more...]

Boy who claimed he died and went to heaven admits it was all a lie

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The subject of a best-selling book that documents a journey to heaven and back during two months spent in a coma now admits his story was a complete fabrication.Alex Malarkey was the subject of the top-selling Christian book The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven. The book detailed his account of talking to Jesus Christ, meeting with the devil and visiting angels in heaven after being severely injured in a bad car accident.However, the book is now being pulled from store shelves after … [Read more...]

Progressive Secular Humanist: Top 20 Stories of 2014

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For atheists, agnostics, and other freethinkers: The following are the 20 most popular posts of 2014, as determined by number of page views calculated via Google Analytics.20) Marlo Thomas tells Today Show: ‘It’s not a miracle, it’s science’ Giving credit where credit is due: Marlo Thomas corrects Today Show host by explaining that boy’s cancer cure was not the result of a miracle, but science. 19) Woman kills toddler while reenacting story of Abraham Bible study gone wrong: Inspired by a … [Read more...]

Humanist Service Corps going to Ghana to aid women accused of witchcraft


Volunteers wanted: Humanists are going to Ghana to aid women living in witch camps, settlements where women accused of witchcraft are forced to flee to in order to avoid being killed by neighbors.Applications are currently being accepted for the secular mission: Beginning in the summer of 2015, the Humanist Service Corps will work with Songtaba and other Ghanaian human rights organizations to address the causes and the consequences of witchcraft accusations in the Northern Region. Humanist … [Read more...]

Being Thankful without God on Thanksgiving Day

On Thanksgiving Day one can be thankful, without thanking a god.One may appreciate friends and family, good food, good health, the simple pleasures of life, without paying homage to an imaginary deity.Thanksgiving is a time when Americans come together, to feast, to commune with one another, and to appreciate the many gifts and challenges that life has bestowed upon them.On Thanksgiving Day we reflect upon and appreciate the gift of one another, the gift of life, and the gift of … [Read more...]

Atheism and the necessity of anti-theism for social justice


Seeking freedom from the tyranny of religious superstition, the atheist and the anti-theist are always on the front line in the fight for social justice and cultural transformation.In a recent article for Salon, Reza Aslan, religious scholar, Muslim apologist, and Defender of Christ, accuses Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and other “New Atheists” of being anti-theists, as if being an anti-theist is a bad thing. It is not.In fact, wherever there has been substantial moral progress one will f … [Read more...]

Christian zealot beheads teen for practicing witchcraft

Devout Christian Isaiah Marin (left), 21,  allegedly hacked 19-year-old Jacob Crockett (right) with a sword because of the victim's interest in witchcraft

Christian terror? In a grisly murder an Oklahoma college student with strong Christian beliefs nearly decapitates a young man because the victim practiced witchcraft.Isaiah Zoar Marin, 21, is charged with first-degree murder for the killing of Jacob Andrew Crockett, 19. Marin is accused of using a “long knife or sword” to kill Crockett.According to a court affidavit, the suspect, Marin, is described as a “religious zealot” and “heavy drug user.”The victim, Crockett, is the son of an O … [Read more...]