Tennessee: Where 'Religious Freedom' Frees Snake Handlers to Abuse Animals
January 15, 2014

Tennesseeans may be protecting the religious rights handler venemous snakes—but what about the poor snakes? Or the people those snakes might poison?

Ross Douthat is Wrong About Me (and God)
January 07, 2014

More cluelessness attacks on atheism in the New York Times

Ross Douthat Is On Another Erroneous Rampage Against Secularism
December 26, 2013

The New York Times columnist's Christmas musings show he just doesn't understand atheists.

The Atheist's Guide to Christmas
December 21, 2013

Your official Atheists' Guide to Christmas: How to discuss—and enjoy!—Santa, Carols, and even the birth of Jesus.

America Could Elect An Atheist President. Really!
December 10, 2013

In Politico Magazine, Jennifer Michael Hecht has an intriguing and heartfelt piece about whether we will see an atheist president of the United States anytime soon.

Einstein's Famous Quote About Science and Religion Didn't Mean What You Were Taught
The scientist actually offers no solace to believers
December 04, 2013

Albert Einstein offers to solace to believers

Hipster Jesus Is Coming to an Atheist Church Near You
November 11, 2013

Twenty-first-century atheists—especially the ones who write prominent books like The God Delusion, The End of Faith and God Is Not Great—have earned a reputation for being as dogmatic as the religious fundamentalists they decry.

Pseudoscientist Rupert Sheldrake Is Not Being Persecuted, And Is Not Like Galileo
November 08, 2013

The BBC and Deepak Chopra Buy Into a Woomeister

Interview: Richard Dawkins Keeps Making New Enemies
The famed atheist talks about the Pope, fiction, and why Jews win Nobel Prizes
October 28, 2013

Richard Dawkins first became famous for his pioneering work in evolutionary biology, but these days his reputation stems mostly from his no-holds-barred advocacy of atheism. On Twitter, his attacks on religion are blistering and relentless. Sample tweet: “I’m not ‘intolerant’ of your belief in a virgin birth. Please be tolerant of my right to tolerate your belief but call it stupid.” But in his new memoir, An Appetite For Wonder, Dawkins reveals a softer side. The book covers his childhood—including his struggles with a stammer and nasty teachers—and his discovery of the beauty of science.