Blasphemy dismissed

When Behemoth front-man Adam "Nergal" Darski tore up the Bible during his show, calling Christianity the deadliest cult in human history, he did more than offend his fellow Poles. He was also facing charges of blasphemy in his own country, but luckily, the charges appear to have been dropped. I was actually surprised by the comments of one Christian who was relieved by this: Common sense prevails - he tore ...

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Sam Harris answers some questions

Sam was cool enough to answer a huge barrage of questions asked by loyal Reddit fans. It's almost a whole hour, so if you're going to listen to it, I suggest you put some time aside for this one. It'll take a while, but it's worth it. ...

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Where’s that “Follow Me” button?

I can barely contain my excitement. Finally, the Pope - that infallible man who works tirelessly to ensure condoms are all tossed in the trash bin, women have to have the children of their rapists and pedophiles get to live jail-free lives - now has his own twitter! Finally, you can enjoy a direct line to God from everyone's favorite ex-Hitler youth. His first historic tweet, telling fellow Catholics he's j ...

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Gullibility Flash-Mob

If you aren't familiar with "flash-mobs", they're essentially spontaneous gatherings of people who perform some kind of pointless or silly act. They then vamoose as quickly as they assembled. Here, we have a Franciscan looking dude with some shiny chalice-like object. Notice everyone around suddenly kneeling to show their love of some dead make-believe guy. Sad. If you actually bother to pay close attention ...

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This mail is for Everyone

This one is addressed to everyone on the site, so you know what to do, people! My name is Brittany. I am 17 years old, and an atheist living in Pensacola, Florida. Something happened just recently in my family that I really want to share with you as well as other atheist communities. I could really use some advice- this problem has been present for as long as I've come out as an atheist and seems to be dete ...

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Don’t take the Bible too seriously

So, how many days will it take for CNN to issue an apology for saying that you shouldn't take the Bible too seriously? It's not the kind of thing you hear very often on television, and I imagine it probably sent a few religious conservatives into a hissy-fit. Let's not forget a significant percentage of Americans are convinced that every single word of the Bible is holy, undeniable truth. It doesn't matter ...

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This is a travesty of justice!

Anytime you come out as an atheist, you run the risk of your life becoming more difficult. That's what EllenBeth Wachs of Florida found out. She was arrested earlier this month by her fundamentalist local Sheriff who didn't like her activism. What was her crime, you wonder? EllenBeth Wachs was arrested Sunday [May 1] accused of making noises in her home that sounded as though she was having sex. The arrest ...

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