Unreasonable Faith posts about Rock Beyond Belief

Unreasonable Faith is one of the most popular atheist blogs on the internet, and today Vorjack did a post about us.  This kind of press is exactly what Rock Beyond Belief needs right now. Vorjack's post was gracious, but I think his European sensibilities overshadow his ability to really gauge the evangelical situation in the U.S. Military. You may have heard by now that there was a Christian concert and evangelical extravaganza at Fort Bragg, NC, called Rock the Fort. It was sponsored Billy … [Read more...]

Fort Bragg’s MWR: Uphill Battle

Fort Bragg's Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) is the next obstacle to conquer. They have been very friendly and receptive to the idea of Rock Beyond Belief. If all goes well, they would be able to provide the logistical support and day-of-event coordination and funding for the event, via their Special Events section. My contact with them has been very positive. They stated that they would most definitely support Rock Beyond Belief, and allow us to use the main post parade field (Which is … [Read more...]

Rock the Fort revisited (part one of two)

If you have been following this website for a while, you have probably noticed the purposeful avoidance of discussing the Rock the Fort controversy. Yes, it's true that we'd like to stand on our own as an event, and distinguish ourselves as 'not just a counter-event.' However, in order to establish this difference, we need to explore exactly what and why the Rock the Fort event was offensive. If we are claiming to take the high road (and we are), we must first explain the low road. Luckily, … [Read more...]

God Discussion Radio to discuss Rock Beyond Belief

Deborah, host of God Discussion's Radio show will be interviewing me at 9:00 Eastern tonight! Click here to listen. Click here to read a little more about the episode. My segment is a late addition, because I had to clarify some things with my Public Affairs Office (PAO). So if you are reading the article in the above link, that is the reason for the missing information on Rock Beyond Belief.  PAO gave me the proper guidance, and I look forward to a lively discussion. I'll be on around … [Read more...]

MelodySheep – “The Case For Mars”

Melodysheep is the creative force behind the Symphony of Science series of music videos. This time around, he makes the case for going to Mars. As usual, he uses the voices and words of famous modern scientists with clever auto-tune manipulation and catchy electronic music to spectacular effect. He writes: "The Case for Mars" is the sixth installment in the Symphony of Science music video series. It features Robert Zubrin, Carl Sagan, Brian Cox, and Penelope Boston. Samples come from the … [Read more...]