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Mina Sohail met up with a group of atheists in Lahore, Pakistan and shares their stories at Tablet. What's striking is how all of them refuse to be identified by their full name -- they don't want to face any punishment -- yet their Facebook group continues to grow:
DarkMatters2525 presents a rebuttal to the Christian saying that God doesn't send us to Hell; we send ourselves to Hell! (NSFW violence)
According to the L.A. Times, the first episode of Cosmos, a Spacetime Odyssey, drew 5.8 million viewers on Fox last night. Not horrible, but hardly a, um, stellar performance.
I swear this has a relevant ending:
Just wait till you see how God's Plan works... If there really is a Plan, then God is one wicked character. Thankfully, there isn't, and we're all better off because of that. (via Pie Comic and Exploring Our Matrix)
Buzzfeed goes to town, and I LOL'ed.
Yes, how dare Western moviemakers try to provoke moviegoers' emotions! The Darren Aronofsky-produced “Noah,” with its depiction of the divinely inspired deluge and the building of an ark that saves surviving species, is the target of a fatwa issued by Al Azhar, a leading Sunni Muslim institution.
You can understand why some Christians would feel threatened by the attention given to atheism over the past several years. Atheist authors tend to spawn headlines with every book and we're quick to respond when religion is found atShow More Summary
You might know the Irish actor Chris O'Dowd from the TV series The IT Crowd and various movies, including This is 40 and Gulliver's Travels. On his side of the Atlantic, actors who are atheists, like O'Dowd and Daniel Radcliffe, appear...Show More Summary
When Michael McCracken and his wife wanted to donate $12,500 to Purdue University’s School of Mechanical Engineering, he asked for a plaque honoring his parents to be installed outside one of the conference rooms: To those who seek to better the world through the understanding of God’s physical laws and innovation of practical solutions. Show More Summary
So far, Hank Campbell, the founder of the Science 2.0 website, is not too impressed with 'Cosmos,' the 13-part documentary presented by Neil deGrasse Tyson and executive-produced by Seth MacFarlane that launched last night.
After hearing the homophobic version of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' hit "Same Love" by Christian rapper Bizzle, YouTuber Jaclyn Glenn decided to sing her own version of his song (NSFW lyrics):
It's not pretty.
We're liveblogging the premiere of "Cosmos" tonight! Scroll down and join us!
If you've already got the free church gun and the free church steak dinner, why not go for the trifecta and get a tattoo to match? Head to Florida and get the logo of the Cross church in Mount Dora inked on your skin. No charge! Pastor...Show More Summary
Science junkies meet couch potatoes for a TV spectacle both should enjoy. Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey is a new, 13-episode documentary series hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson that kicks off tonight at 9:00p (ET) on Fox, National Geographic, and eight other cable networks. Show More Summary
According to a recently-released report from the Pew Research Center, only 36% of Millennials (ages 18-33) feel like the description "religious person" describes them well:
Over time, U.S. Christians have gotten a reputation for being terrible tippers. I'd wager that some of that has to do with the identifiability of the group. The worst of the Christian tipping behavior is perceived to take place on Sundays,...Show More Summary
In case you missed last night's "Saturday Night Live," host Lena Dunham took us back to the Garden of Eden, where she played a "struggling twenty-something" version of Eve...
This week, we saw a roadside cross taken down in Lake Elsinore, California. It was placed there nearly two years ago in honor of a young man who died in that location -- and was kept there because 1) no one had the heart to tell theShow More Summary