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  • Carrie Underwood
    Atheists don't care about Carrie Underwood or her music
    Conservative "news" reports have been circulating over social media recently, making claim that atheists are angered by Carrie Underwood's song "Something in the Water," and they've caused a bit of a viral stir. Even...
  • What if I told you that rationally criticizing Islam is not Islamophobia
    Criticizing Islam and Islamophobia
    In America, Conservative Christians and vocal atheists tend to disagree on most issues. However, there is an issue where we sort of agree with each other. We both are not fans of Islam.Despite our mutual dislike of the Islam, there is a key...
  • Bible references
    Religious phrase atheists unknowingly use everyday
    There are numerous references and associations to a deity (or God) that people in society are wholly aware of, such as the seasonal greeting of ‘Merry Christmas’ or the ‘God bless you’ phrase when someone sneezes. It is...
  • American Flag
    Ninth grader refuses to pledge allegiance to the flag
    Today the American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center (AHLC) sent a letter to the Oak Park Unified School District located in Oak Park, California. The letter was supportive of a ninth grade student who is choosing not...
  • Atheists trying to even the score
    Atheists trying to even the score
    It seems nowadays that the process of prominent people "coming out" as atheists is a continuing game of we've-got-more-prestigious-members-than-you with evangelical Christians. Well, I'd say that is true, but the importance of it...
  • Massimo Pigliucci schools Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Massimo Pigliucci schools Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Massimo Pigliucci is a Philosopher and biologist about whom we have written in the past in both agreement and disagreement—see here.Neil deGrasse Tyson is well, for our purposes it is enough to note that he is a militant Atheist activist...
  • James Woods
    Interview: Atheist running for congress, James Woods
    Candidates for political office generally brag about how religious they are, but that isn’t the case for James Woods, the Democratic candidate for Arizona’s 5th Congressional district. He is a vocal atheist and humanist. I interviewed...
  • Is Richard Dawkins Really a Scientist?
    Op-Ed: Is Richard Dawkins really a scientist?
    Atheists often claim “atheism is the default position; atheism makes no claims, it just disbelieves in God or gods.” This statement is a lie unto itself, containing several claims: 1) Atheism makes no claims; 2) It's doubtful there...
  • Literalist Atheists claims God lied; on the “thou shalt surely die” of Genesis
    Literalist Atheists claims God lied; on the “thou shalt surely die” of Genesis
    Well, it happened again as it has so very many times and will continue happening. During the Q&A time of the Sye Ten Bruggencate versus Matt Dillahunty debate (titled Refining Reason), a member of the audience stated that YHVH lied by stating...
  • Atheists’ appeal to science and the death of the Renaissance Man
    Atheists’ appeal to science and the death of the Renaissance Man
    University refers to only to a supposed institute of higher learning but to that which such an institute is supposed to promulgate; a whole, aggregate, entire, etc. view of the world.Ask the question, “What is a human being?” for...
  • Community Rally
    Unity and tolerance: The Cross of Mt. Soledad
    Atop Mt. Soledad lies a 43-foot cross that has been deemed "unconstitutional," but does that mean it has to be taken down?On Tuesday, January 4th, many citizens of San Diego were outraged with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals labeling...
  • Down's Syndrome Karyotype
    Down's syndrome and abortion
    Atheism gives no moral compass to those who stick to it, and no reason not to allow murder in at least some contexts. If you doubt that, read what Richard Dawkins had to say yesterday about abortion. And specifically in the context of Trisomy 21,...
  • WBC
    'God loves gays' billboard goes up in WBC hometown
    Atheism news: The person behind the 'God' personality on Facebook has put up a special billboard in the hometown of the Westboro Baptist Church. The Huffington Post reported the details on Tuesday, and of course the news attracted a wide...
  • Ken Ham
    Creationist theme park gets huge tax break but still won't hire gays or atheists
    Creationist theme park Ark Encounter, which was created by famed creationist Ken Ham, just got a hefty tax break from residents of Kentucky in the amount of $18 Million! This Tuesday night report shares that the theme park was approved for the tax...
  • Mother deer and fawn
    The problem of animal suffering
    Atheist philosopher Erik Wielenberg crafts what he considers an irrefutable instance of suffering against which no defense of God’s character might stand (probably based on a similar argument from William Rowe).In his example, Wielenberg...