A man who called LGBT rights supporters "intolerant," "hateful," "vile," and "spiteful" was shocked by Hillary Clinton condemning racists, sexists, and xenophobes as deplorable. Because that's really narrow-minded and intolerant...
In a new video for Big Think, Penn Jillette suggests an atheist alternative to prayer: Instead of asking God for material things or thanking Him for watching over you, he suggests we reflect on what we could have done better over the course of the day:
Toby Willis, the patriarch of another TLC reality show about a conservative Christian couple with lots and lots of kids, was arrested over the weekend on charges of child rape.
[I’m taking a break from the blog to bond with and care for my new son. Please enjoy this classic post! I’ll check in periodically to answer comments.] If you’ve followed my writing these past few years, you know that I’ve often taken up arms against prominent atheists who’ve made clueless, sexist comments or worse. [Read More...]
Gregory A. Clark, an associate professor at the University of Utah, writing for the Salt Lake Tribune, provides some much-needed pushback on the sainthood of Mother Teresa.
Between JDate and Christian Mingle, you knew this was bound to happen:
I've only had pneumonia once as an adult. It happened when I was in the middle of graduate school at what was undoubtedly one of the most stressful points in my life. Initially, it felt like I had a mild cold with a cough. I told myself that I did not have time to get sick and pressed on with my responsibilities, loading up on cough syrup and Advil. Show More Summary
What is "Mercury retrograde"? The correct answer has nothing to do with your personality, no matter what the Google search results tell you. We wrote about this earlier, but Joss Fong and Gina Barton of Vox made an excellent video showing you exactly what's going on:
Our latest podcast guest is Britt Marie Hermes, a former naturopathic doctor who now speaks out about the pseudoscientific ideology. Hermes is currently obtaining her Master of Science degree at the University of Kiel. Since her departure from her previous career, she has been working to understand her former biases within naturopathic medicine. Show More Summary
Conservative Christians have an opinion on abortion, gay marriage, evolution, and more... but Pumpkin Spice Lattes? That's a tough one.
Tony Perkins, the leader of a Christian hate group, is furious that Hillary Clinton would say something mean about people like him. He would say that to her face, except he's too busy telling transgender people they have a mental disorder.
Going back to the early days of Atheist Revolution, writing posts on Sunday morning has been a part of my routine. There was little intent behind it initially; Sunday mornings just happened to be when I could almost always count on having a few minutes of free time. Show More Summary
Bennett Madison used to work for the "Psychic Readers Network," best known as the company Miss Cleo always wanted you to call. In an essay for the New York Times, she talks about why she did it and how having supernatural powers wasn't a prerequisite for the job.
When you stop believing in God, one of the hardest things to figure out is what purpose your life has. You're no longer trying to get into Heaven or please God... so what's the point? One PostSecret submitter had this unusual answer...
In a video made public only now, TheraminTrees discusses a series of conversations he and his brother had with a couple of Jehovah's Witnesses shortly after they both left their church. He wonders whether it was worth all the time.
Jesus taught this congregation to turn the other cheek... unless some people are not standing for the National Anthem, in which case you should blow their brains out.
The Toronto District School Board in Canada requires elementary school students to take a music class, a move that one Muslim parent, Mohammad Nouman Dasu, believes goes against his religion. Good thing his demand that his kids be exempted from the class was rightly rejected.
According to a Facebook post that's been shared more than 4,700 times as of this writing, at last night's McKenzie High School (Alabama) football game, the announcer told the crowd that anyone who didn't stand for the National Anthem should be shot by our military.
At the Values Voter Summit yesterday, Donald Trump did his best to convince the evangelical crowd that he was one of them. And that meant assuring them that he would make this a Christian Nation, everyone else be damned.
Having a mentor from the Big Brothers Big Sisters program is supposed to be an educational, uplifting experience. Ohio native April Defibaugh certainly thought it would help her 11-year-old autistic son. And everything was fine until...Show More Summary