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  • Judge Secular Humanism
    Secular Humanism: Still not a religion
    Religious fundamentalists often claim that atheism is a religion. They also often claim that Christianity is just a relationship with God and not a religion. So in Bizzaro World, atheism is a religion and Christianity isn’t. On Thursday,...
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    Thursday: Third annual Flying Spaghetti Monster benefit dinner
    You don't have to believe in God to care about feeding the hungry.From 6 to 9 p.m. onThursday, November 6, local humanist, secular, and skeptic groups are sponsoring an interfaith spaghetti dinner at theFirst Unitarian Universalist Church of...
  • Faisal Saeed Al Mutar
    Faisal Saeed Al Mutar Goes to Washington
    From the cradle of civilization to the land of the free and the home of the brave, Faisal Saeed Al Mutar is an Iraqi born writer, public speaker, web designer, and social activist currently living in Washington, D.C. He is probably best known for...
  • Regaining Balance: The Evolution of the UUA
    Retaining balance: A response to 'Regaining Balance: The Evolution of the UUA'
    "Egalitarianism has won out over elitism; dependency over Emersonian self-reliance," writes Michael Werner inRegaining Balance: The Evolution of the UUA, published last year by the Humanist Press. "Soothing words have replaced...
  • 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...
  • Atheists feared.
    Poll: Americans won’t support atheist for president
    State and federal laws and constitutions prohibit discriminationbased on religious belief. Ironically, American’s are 53% less likely to support someone for president who expresses disbelief in God, according to a recent Pew Research poll...
  • Partners for Secular Activism
    New organization offers online secular education classes
    Partners for Secular Activism is a new Washington D.C. based organization designed to host “Very Interactive Enrichment Webinars” or VIEWS. These are online educational classes on topics of interest to those within the greater atheist...
  • Darwin Day
    Darwin Day resolution introduced in 113th Congress
    On Wednesday, January 29, Congressman Rush Holt (D-NJ) introduced H.Res. 467 to the 113th Congress. The purpose of the resolution is, “Expressing support for designation of February 12, 2014, as Darwin Day and recognizing the importance of...
  • Charles Darwin
    Democrats attack creationism, global warming skeptics in House resolution
    On Wednesday, three House Democrats -- Reps. Rush Holt, D-N.J., Jim Himes, D-Conn., and Mike Honda, D-Calif., introduced a resolution attacking the teaching of creationism and those who are skeptical of man-made global warming.The resolution, H...
  • Charity
    Facebook atheist community helps struggling administrator
    When it comes to charity atheists get a bad rap, but one of the administrators from the closed Facebook group, “Open & Like-minded Free-thinkers Worldwide” disagrees with that assessment. Mia Adams, a single parent, was laid off...
  • We shall have peace...
    Pope invites atheists to desire peace; atheist responds
    During his first Christmas message, Pope Francis called for people of all faiths to pray for peace throughout the world. He even invited atheists to join with believers in a desire for peace. Invitation accepted!The overwhelming majority of...
  • American Atheists billboard
    American Atheists billboards call for giving aid over prayer
    American Atheists announced today, November 25, 2013 that over the Thanksgiving week, they would be running 6 billboard ads throughout the state of New Jersey calling for people to give real help aid over prayer, bibles or religion.According to...
  • Islamic women face higher violent attacks than men
    Islamphobic attacks higher against women than men a new study finds
    The Guardian reported on November 19, 2013 that a new study has been released looking at islamophobic attacks against women.They study found Islamic women are attacked more than Islamic men, especially when wearing a niqab or clothing associated...
  • Kylie's Heel by Susan K. Perry
    Secular humanism is explored at a whole new level in the novel Kylie's Heel
    When I think about reading a book about secularism I envision a sort of how to book for activism, or a book full of anecdotes to make the challenges of living in a religious society easier. However, what author Susan K. Perry, a best-selling...
  • The Sunday Assembly in San Diego
    Review of the Sunday Assembly the worlds largest "atheist church"
    There has been a lot of debate in the atheist and humanist community about the Sunday Assembly. The Sunday Assembly (SA) is what the media has labeled an atheist church, and the very idea of an atheist church is a turn off to many.I was personally...