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  • Georgia Chruch: Santa is Satan
    Georgia Pastor warns that Santa Claus is really Satan
    Harlem, GA is a small town of nearly 2800 located about 20 miles west of Augusta, GA. Harlem is deeply red with over 70% of voters choosing McCain in 2008 and Romney in 2012. 67% of the town’s population identify themselves as ‘white...
  • Jesus' Crucifixion
    5 Decisions I Could Have Made Better Than the God of the Bible
    The Garden of Eden, the Great Flood, the Exodus, Jesus' birth, and Jesus' crucifixion: What do all these events have in common? They are all 5 instances of God's decision-making where I could have come up with better alternatives. Let...
  • Animals show love
    Atheists and agnostics talk about love on Tue. 12-16-14
    The Center for Philosophical Naturalism is hosting a discussion group in Beaverton on the night of Tue. 12-16-14 to discuss how we can be loving people. No superstition (or supernatural beliefs) required. The core materiel will be taken from the...
  • Awake! The Life of Yogananda
    Awake! The Life of Yogananda
    Finally getting to Indianapolis, the movie Awake: The Life of Yogananda had a screening last night at Keystone Landmark Theatres. It is may be the first time that some Midwesterners have seen anything on the big screen related to yoga –...
  • Zombiesand
    Zombies & Calculus by Colin Adams
    While this review has nothing, strictly speaking, to do with atheism,we atheistsdo have a reputation for liking that geeky science-y stuff as well as that geeky Sci-Fi stuff (and anything else that can havethe word "geeky" applied to it)...
  • Christian theology
    Ask a seminary professor: how can a god become a human?
    On Tue. 12-9-14 there is a debate at Portland State University called "Can a God Become a Human?" The atheist is Bernie Dehler (author of "Modern Science and Philosophy Destroy Christian Theology), and the Christian is seminary...
  • Naturalism is reality
    Is "naturalism" a bleak philosophical outlook? Christian Pastor claims yes.
    Atheism is depressing. Or so says the Christian pastor in this video clip excerpt. This is an excerpt of the full video and event of the Christian/atheist debate entitled "Do Ghosts Really Exist?" Bernie Dehler (atheist, former Christian...
  • An atheist's take on "faith."
    An atheist's view on "faith"
    On 11-18-14, Phil Smith debated Bernie Dehler on the topic "Is faith in God warranted?" Phil Smith is a Christian philosophy professor at George Fox University, and author of a few books, including "Why Faith is a Virtue."...
  • Social Dinner
    Atheists and agnostics gather on Wed. 12-3-14 for a social dinner
    If you are an atheist, agnostic, humanist, freethinker, etc. that would like to meet some like-minded friends, then join us at our next social dinner at Beaverton's Red Robin Restaurant on Wed. 12-3-14. All event details can be found here:...
  • Christian and atheist discussion
    Can a god become a man?
    On Tue, 12-9-14 there will be a Christian/atheist debate at Portland State University on the topic "Can a God Become a Man?" The Christian is Gerry Breshears, a professor of theology at Western Seminary. The atheist is Bernie Dehler (a...
  • Satan Before the Lord
    Billy Graham waffling on Satan’s status
    One of the classic principles of logic is the law of contradiction that states two contradictory statements can not both be true at the same time. The statements “Qubobs have exactly four sides” and “Qubobs have exactly three...
  • Why would a woman want to be a Christian
    Why would a woman want to be a Christian?
    On 11-18-14, Phil Smith debated Bernie Dehler on the topic "Is faith in God warranted?" Phil Smith is a Christian philosophy professor at George Fox University, and author of a few books, including "Why Faith is a Virtue."...
  • Feelings are evidence?
    Are feelings evidence for the existence of God?
    On 11-18-14, Phil Smith debated Bernie Dehler on the topic "Is faith in God warranted?" Phil Smith is a Christian philosophy professor at George Fox University, and author of a few books, including "Why Faith is a Virtue."...
  • Discussion Group
    Naturalistic thinking vs. supernatural thinking (11-25-14 local discussion)
    On Tue. 11-25-14, The Center for Philosophical Naturalism is hosting a community discussion event to talk about the place of evidence and reason in a naturalistic worldview. This article will be the basic for the discussion: "Understanding...
  • Turiya Autry speaks at Sunday Assembly Portland
    Sunday Assembly Portland celebrates their one year anniversary
    Sunday Assembly Portland's next event is Sun. 12-14-14, and is free and open to the public. It meets in Lola's Room (a part of McMenamin's Crystal Ballroom). All details for the event can be found here:http://tinyurl.com/le92s7l . This...