It seems atheism is not without its own crackpots. Apparently there’s a guy named Zoltan Istvan (points for having a name that sounds like a villain from Flash Gordon) running for President with the Transhumanist Party (say what?) who thinks atheists should be exempt from airport security: Atheist groups have denounced a recently published column [Read More…]
I’ve never been the type to respond well to threats. Flashback, Hemant reports that Edwina Rogers is suing the SCA for wrongful firing. I followed suit. This weekend I got a series of emails from Edwina. Here’s the first: Dear JT: I understand your desire to support your friends but you may want to try [Read More…]
Last weekend, I attended Sunday Assembly’s Second Annual Conference which was held in Atlanta, Georgia. My colleague Mike Aus, of Houston Oasis, was invited to speak and I wanted to connect with the organizers of Sunday Assembly. If you don’t know about Sunday Assembly (SA), they are a monthly secular community model that bodes to [Read More…]
It’s a bit of a long hike to get to how excellent the Bergen Dispatch (local paper for Bergen County, NJ) is, but bear with me. First, last year a woman falsely accused a guy of sexually molesting his own daughter. The man was charged, but the charges were later dropped while the woman was [Read More…]
Hemant reports on Edwina Rogers suing the Secular Coalition for America which fired her as its executive director last year. After she was terminated Camp Quest Director Amanda Metskas took over the position on a temporary basis. As Hemant says: Rogers claims that SCA President Amanda Metskas — who “envied Plaintiff” — wanted the higher salary that [Read More…]
Do as I say, not as I do: don’t treat everybody who wants to waste your time like they’re entitled to do so.
I used to think that being a good blogger meant giving my time to anybody and everybody who invited me to waste it. No matter how loopy they appeared, I would do my damndest to treat them like they were acting in good faith. But the more I wrote the more I realized that there [Read More…]