Myth #3: Atheists want to kick God out of public schools and indoctrinate children in atheism.

A secular census has recently been launched and Mary Ellen Sikes is doing a week-long blog series about the results.  She shot me an email this last weekend, which I just got to yesterday, and asked if I’d post them.  Seemed interesting, so here we go.  :)  (You can also find these posts over at [Read More...]

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New American Atheist billboard in Times Square.

American Atheists is back at it, waging the war on shitty ideas which many confuse with a war on Christmas/holiday cheer.  C’mon guys, it’s not like they wait until Christmas to call Christianity a myth. Anyway, I can get behind this one. For one, this one is at least a little aesthetically pleasing.  Two points [Read More...]

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SSA to host two annual conferences.

There is a problem with a lot of conferences.  Well, it’s not a problem with the conferences, but a problem with the population distribution of the United States.  Once you get west of Kansas, there’s not a whole lot of people until you hit the highly populous states snuggled up to the Pacific.  So if [Read More...]

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Dear Christian 2 video.

My talk from Skepticon 5 is up! There have also been some other great talks that have been rendered like Richard Carrier‘s Miracles and Historical Method, Tony Pinn’s Racial Diversity talk, Darrel Ray‘s Why Do We Act Like Christians?, Greta Christina‘s skype in to talk about death and cancer, and others.  Go check ‘em out! [Read more...]

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Retro gaming for goodness!

Behold: the first post where I’ve gotten to use the gaming, charity, and godlessness categories all at the same time.  One more thing off the bucket list. A while back Jason Thibeault, who runs the Lousy Canuck blog, came up with an idea: raising money by playing old video games for 24 hours straight.  And [Read More...]

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American Atheists picking me up as a columnist.

As of a couple days ago, I’ve been acquired by American Atheists to write a recurring column for their magazine, American Atheist.  I’m excited!  I’ve never actually been a columnist before… I suspect it will be a lot of fun.  For now though, I’m going back to sleep.  I’ve woken up with a fever and [Read More...]

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Religion: it’s culture, not fact.

Religion: it looks precisely how we’d expect if there were no god and stories percolated around different cultures. [Read more...]

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New Book Tells Personal Journeys to Atheism for 25 Young People, Including Me.

I figured I’d just steal the title from the post over at Friendly Atheist, since it applies to me as well.  Former CFI activist, Dan Riley, has released his first book: Generation Atheist. The book interviews and tells the stories of 25 different young atheists, from the bold activist, to the closeted youngster living in [Read More...]

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Casting call: kids at Skepticon 5

Christina here… I’ve decided to produce a video version of my popular post: How To Shove Atheism Down People’s Throats in 10 Easy Steps for Youtube and I need some kids who want to play a role in it! I would like to film a group of kids who could pass for middle-school age (so if you’re [Read More...]

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Dave Silverman gets some more voicemail.

The “bye bye” at the end is just glorious. And I wish someone would use this argument in a debate with me someday… [Read more...]

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