Richard Dawkins speech at Air Force Base undermined at last minute

The details are still unclear, but the U.S. Air Force Academy is no longer a viable host for a planned Richard Dawkins speaking engagement. Despite the last-minute military venue 'no-go', the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science secured the large Macky Auditorium at the University of Colorado at Boulder for Monday, October 15th. Military members are encouraged to sign up for free tickets! Military ID / uniform gets you and up to three family members free (further … [Read more...]

There are only atheists in foxholes.

I just finished reading J. Anderson Thomson's why we believe in god(s). When I saw this, I knew I had to share it. A few months ago, MASH Fort Bragg hosted J. Anderson Thomson for our monthly speaker series. It was brilliant and engaging, and quite a few people showed up.   He didn't even flinch when I told him that our group was forced to meet in our member's houses. We are still banned from meeting on post until approved by the Chaplaincy (now 7 months into the process...) We're … [Read more...]