Atheists fighting real problems in the real world. Go figure.

Foundation Beyond Belief is trying to do something never done before: they’re trying to break the Leukemia Lymphoma Society’s record for funds raised by a new organization in the Light the Night Walk. The American Cancer Society doesn’t want the help of atheists.  The Leukemia Lymphoma Society does.  As Greta Christina has said, atheists are [Read More...]

Leah said "yes"

Leah Libresco has consented to a public discussion with me about her conversion to Catholicism.  So far I like the way it’s going.  We’ve both been very frank.  She knows precisely where I stand and what I hope to accomplish and ditto on her end.  She asked only for two weeks to get her life [Read More...]

Captain America challenges Todd Stiefel

A while back I made an image in which Captain America challenged Todd Stiefel. Apparently, while I was away in the woods this last week, Todd was getting interviewed for the Humanist Hour podcast when he was interrupted by none other than Captain America throwing down the gauntlet. Captain America challenges Todd Steifel from Triangle [Read More...]

Campers read my blog

Several of the campers at Camp Quest Ohio told me that they read my blog.  I guess I should tone it down on my use of the f word. Perhaps I could replace it with ass, god damn, motherfucker, shit, or something equally colorful. Seriously, the kids at that camp are bright enough to make [Read More...]

So confused about Leah Libresco

So, during the last week Leah Libresco decided to be a Catholic.  I would say she’s the new Antony Flew, except she’s not displaying signs of advanced senility and her words are undoubtedly her own, not the ghost-written work of religious slimeballs capitalizing on her insanity. I’m reading through all her posts and I’m floored.  [Read More...]

Home, sweet home

Yup, this is where I grew up.  Turns out anybody can breed. Yee haw. [Read more...]

Missouri Amendment 2, help me out here.

DrB-   Missouri holds its primary elections August 7th. They’re somewhat unnecessary at this point, as Romney has the GOP nomination, and Obama has the DNC. But, we have them at tax payer expense. Whatever. There’s a constitutional amendment on the ballot as well, and I plan to do a bit of organization trying to [Read More...]

Phone update from Camp Quest Ohio

Blogging from my phone! Dear FSM do I love the 21st century. Being a counselor at Camp Quest Ohio has been life-changing. My father always said that adults don’t make children, rather it’s children who make adults. He was right. They all want me to sit at their table during meal time. Michaelyn’s cabin of [Read More...]

Screw your mysticism, there's a simpler explanation.

Christina here… The other day some guy said to me, “But dude, how do you explain why atoms act differently when observed? It’s like they *know* they are being observed.” The guys was talking about the uncertainty principal. And possibly the  double-slit experiments in the context of quantum mysicism, the idea ” that reality is just a [Read More...]

Atheist Guild Wars 2 guild?

Ok, Guild Wars 2 is going to come out eventually.  Lots of us have played the beta and are ready to gay marry this game (to learn why I am, check out my review of GW2).  For those of us who will be playing this game (raises hand), shall we start an atheist guild? If [Read More...]

Mamma says Ben Franklin Is The Devil!

DrB-   So there is an issue coming up here for an election here locally, a Missouri state constitution amendment. This particular one is put on the ballot called the “Right To Pray” amendment, virtually guaranteeing it’s passage. Most of it is what you would expect, declaring that everybody has the right to worship “Almighty [Read More...]

No place like home

Ah, Mountain Home, Arkansas, where I grew up.  It’s a magical place where stuff like this happens. A joke with racial implications spoken Saturday at the annual Ozark Tea Party rally was in “poor taste,” according to local tea party founder Richard Caster. “I was caught off-guard,” Caster told The Bulletin after the event. “I [Read More...]

Happy Father's day to the best dad ever

I have the best ever.  He is wise, and he busted his ass to give my mother, my brother, and myself a good life.  He has supported me in everything I’ve ever wanted to do and been patient when I fucked up (which was often). I recall one of the many times I and our [Read More...]

Help Sam Singleton

To quote Richard Carrier. I hear tell our good brother Sam Singleton is in real need of some income. Don’t know who that is? You should. He’s funny, poignant, and tells a damn good story. If you’ve seen him perform, you know it. Buy his videos for someone else who hasn’t, or for your own [Read More...]