Maryland councilwoman declines to be sworn in on bible, is sworn in on the Constitution instead.

Hemant pinged out a councilwoman in Maryland who gave a great quote when swearing in for her new position.  Ordinarily I’d just let it slide since Hemant already saw it, but this is just too good not to blog. Jessica Fitzwater just won a seat on the Frederick County Council in Maryland.  When swearing in for [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Help the Duggars Raise Money for LGBT Kids

A funny thing happens when someone broadcasts hate. Sometimes – just sometimes – love proves itself to be stronger. I’m sure Jim and Michelle Duggar never intended to give money to any young LGBT people, especially not LGBT youth made homeless when they came out to their parents. The Duggars (of TLC’s “19 and Counting” reality show [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Your morning happiness: puppies vs. stairs.

Ok, back to work today!  I’ve already seen some maddening stories, so soak up these puppies trying to conquer stairs: [Read more…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Your morning happiness: baby pig has a new mama.

Good morning everybody!  I got back from Skepticon late last night and have decided to take it pretty easy today.  What a great trip though!  Good attendance for my talk and got a pretty lengthy standing ovation.  And, of course, there was so much love all weekend.  Just a wonderful trip. I might do a [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

No Gods, Just Quads

One of the things I wonder about a lot is how spirituality and atheism can work together. When I first realized I was an atheist, I remember feeling conflicted about the sense of awe that some things gave me. I used to associate that with religion, and I felt like I had to try to [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Sunday Night Happiness – Daryl Didnt Die

The Walking Dead has gotten into the habit of teasing its viewers with killing off Daryl. It’s come to the point that when Daryl is clipping his fingernails in a concrete bunker with the Spartan army from 300 defending him, the Jaws theme starts playing just to toy with my emotions! There was a bit [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Kirk Cameron’s ‘Saving Christmas’ was so terrible he’s artificially inflating the rating

Kirk Cameron is back in theaters. Before you run away screaming at just the thought of that, it’s worth knowing what people outside of our little commune of godless heathens that just hate God, hate Christmas, and hate Christians (sarcasm) think of his latest… um… film. The LA Times called the movie, dubbed Kirk Cameron’s Saving [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

An Example of how Scientific Journals are in Trouble

Merely being published in a “science” journal is quickly becoming nothing worth mentioning. Creationists are diluting the concept in the same sense that they create modern “Universities” that have no accreditation. [Read more…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Traveling day. Have a link dump.

I’m about to hit the road so I won’t have time to blog today.  Here are a bunch of the stories I had in my queue (now you will understand why I need a morning happiness post every morning). Hindu parents in India being held for honor-killing their own daughter: In a horrific case of [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Ted Cruz is supporting a gay judicial nominee?

Texas Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, two of the most conservative members of the United States Senate, for some reason have recommended Robert Pitman for the Western District of Texas, a federal court. This is shocking, because if confirmed, Pitman would become the first openly gay federal judge in the state of Texas. He [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Your morning happiness: Heading out for Skepticon 7 today.

Ugh, I woke up this morning to see a gajillion things I wanted to write about.  However, this morning Michaelyn, Dr. Dave, and I set off for Skepticon 7.  I think I’ll just cram them all into one post after this one. This seemed like a good time to indulge in some nostalgia. Here’s my [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Bryan Fischer finally gets it.

I can’t make this shit up.  In my special people twitter feed I just saw this.  It’s Matt Barber linking to a guest post on his site by Bryan Fischer with the most hilariously oblivious title ever: YES!  HE CAN BE TAUGHT! If you’re ever wondering just how far the sense of entitlement drawn from [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Debate (Do the findings of science entail that Christianity is false?): John Lepp’s opening.

Here’s my opening.  Below is John’s opening: Let me start this by thanking JT for the opportunity to have a lively discussion, on his blog “WWJTD?” (aka What would JT do?), about whether or not Science refutes Christianity.  I will argue that Science does not refute Christianity. This is my very first debate.  I suspect [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Transgender Q&A: The Answers from Stephanie Guttormson.

The following is a guest post from Stephanie Guttormson, the Operations Director for the Richard Dawkins Foundation and a transgender woman. I was happy to work with JT on this project.  Danielle’s coming out has given us in the atheist community a rare and wonderful opportunity to learn about trans issues and the transition process.  [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

CLOSE | X

HIDE | X