Lack of forethought.

Many students and parents at Cranston High School West , the school once attended by Jessica Ahlquist, were shocked last week to find that the school is nixing the math team, the Academic Decathlon team, and the National Ocean Science Bowl team. When a handful of people got angry, one of the members of the [Read More...]

Register quick if you want to see me speak at Akron!

For the Flying Spaghetti Monster dinner at Akron on October 29, they must have a final head count by this Wednesday, September 26th so they can order the proper amount of food! The price of admission is $15 for non-members of the group, which gets you the spaghetti dinner, access to my talk, and a [Read More...]

5 Atheists You Should Know About

Steven here… Every week I’m gonna highlight some of the people in this movement who deserve more recognition. They may not have the name recognition of Dave Silverman or PZ Myers, but the work they do is just as important.       1. Guy P. Harrison Whenever people think about books dealing with atheism, [Read More...]

The spoils of our charitable efforts.

When several of the most excellent atheist organizations made the call for help in the Chase Community Giving competition, you guys responded. You went and voted and you spread the word.  Now the SSA has another $50,000 and Camp Quest and Foundation Beyond Belief are both $20,000 richer.  You are all to be commended. It [Read More...]

Ode to the stupidly brave troll.

It’s gotten so that for most talks I give, some believer will charge into the facebook event page or onto my blog ahead of time, puff out their chest, and declare that they are coming to my talk and are going to ask questions during the Q&A.  What response do they anticipate? “Oh no! Some [Read More...]

Vote for the One True ™ 3rd party!

DrB-   I’ve come across a fantastically persuasive arguement. It turns out a 2 party system just isn’t going to meet the needs of today’s True Believer.  What’s a god fearing Christian to do? It is time for Christians, true followers of Jesus Christ, to rise up and say NO to satan this November! As [Read More...]

Godless NFL thread.

My Hogs are 1-3.  I never want to talk about football again until the subject is how quickly John L. Smith can be fired as the Razorbacks’ coach. But I will endure.  Sadly, the Raiders are 0-2 and last week all of my picks failed. Last week: My player to watch was Darren McFadden, who [Read More...]

Romney Claus visits Jon Stewart again.

Romney continues to self-destruct.  Not since George Bush has it felt so much like Christmas in September for Jon Stewart. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook Seriously, how many of the poor to middle class Americans will still vote for Romney, [Read More...]

Music: “Life for Rent” by Dido.

Was reminded of this song yesterday.  Love it and the message. [Read more...]

Godless college football thread.

Ugh.  Arkansas.  The Razorbacks have some problems.  Ordinarily just about any SEC team against Rutgers would barely make it onto ESPN3 (and then, only because there was an SEC team playing).  But this game should be unfortunately close today.  However, the hogs do get QB phenom Tyler Wilson back.  That will help. Anyway, for all [Read More...]

It’s all about the source

DrB-   Ever noticed how hard it is to convince a person of a new idea? Something such as one sports team being superior to another, that human activity influences global climate, or that religions aren’t actually true? It turns out, it’s not so much the quality of the information you use, or what facts [Read More...]

Astrology portal launches at Patheos.

So, this is a thing now. We are pleased to announce that Patheos has partnered with Tarot.com to launch an Astrology Offering at http://www.patheos.com/Spirituality/Astrology. The Patheos Astrology coverage will offer a Daily Horoscope, a Daily Tarot Card feature, Astrology Commentary from Patheos Contributors, Lunar Phases, Monthly Forecasts and detailed information on each sun sign. Patheos [Read More...]

Godless necklaces!

The Godless Guild Wars 2 guild has 160 members and is one of the largest guilds in the game!  You can hardly go anywhere on the Gates of Madness server without seeing an atheist.  It’s glorious! Since many of us are headed to Skepticon this year, a few of our officers have commissioned Surly Amy [Read More...]

Where I’ll be in October.

I’ll be in a bunch of different places speaking about this and that in October. October 2 – 3 – Rolla, MO speaking to the Secular Student Alliance of Missouri S&T. Frank Turek is the author of I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist, one of the most effectively vomit-inducing collection of lies [Read More...]


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