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  • Daylight Atheism Is Moving to Patheos

    Good morning, everyone! It's a fresh new year, and the winds of change are blowing once again. This is my last post on Big Think. Effective immediately, Daylight Atheism is moving to Patheos. I'm proud to be...

  • Brief Blog Break

    Hey all, I have a couple of commitments that have been demanding a lot of my time this week, so blogging has been light. Bear with me - I'll be back on Monday with an announcement!

  • Progressive Airline Mechanics

    In an e-mail conversation I had some time ago, a Christian minister attempted to convince me that atheists, despite what they might say, live life on the basis of faith in the same way that Christians do: ...

  • Why the Petition Matters

    Earlier this week, I posted a petition asking the leaders of atheist and secular organizations to support feminism and measures to improve diversity and stop harassment. The petition went up at 9:30 PM on Thursday...

  • Petition: Support Feminism and Diversity in the Secular Community

    You may have heard that the video blogger "Thunderf00t"* recently published a video titled "Why 'Feminism' is poisoning Atheism", which he's been sending to the heads of atheist and skeptical organizations. In...

  • Right-Wing Religions of the World Unite to Oppress Women and Gays More Ruthlessly

    This article was originally published on AlterNet. When you hear the word "interfaith," you might think of people from different religions working together to do charitable deeds: running a soup kitchen, for...

  • Christian Activists Demand What They Already Have

    This weekend, I saw a story on AU's Wall of Separation blog that was too funny not to share: According to the Jacksonville Daily News, members of the Baysden Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church...

  • Reap Responds

    While I think this conversation has already gone on long enough, I guess I should mention that Reap Paden has left a comment on my post from last weekend about him, which consists mostly of wounded...

  • From the Mailbag: "I Don't Argue With People"

    Last year, when I wrote about the death of Savita Halappanavar from anti-choice theology, I pointed out that several Catholic bloggers seemed to think Catholic doctrine should have permitted her to be saved -...

  • Threads of 2012

    To know where you're heading, it helps to know where you've come from. And with the last grains of sand slipping through the hourglass, now is the perfect time to look back over the year that was and survey the...

  • The Twitter Report: Hands Off My Freeze Peach!

    It's a slow news day. How about some internet drama to liven things up? As you all know, I've been writing a lot lately about sexism and misogyny in the atheist community. While most atheists are perfectly...

  • Questions for Pro-Lifers: The Results, Continued

    Last month, I posed a list of questions to people who identify as pro-life. In the long comment thread which ensued, there were a fair number of people who stepped up to respond, both some who were traditionally...

  • New on AlterNet: Courting the Votes of the Non-Religious

    My latest column is now up on AlterNet, There Are Now As Many Nonreligious Americans As Evangelicals -- 6 Ways Politicians Can Court Their Vote. In it, I discuss the evidence which shows that nonreligious...

  • Questions for Pro-Lifers: The Results

    Last month, I posed a list of questions to people who identify as pro-life. In the long comment thread which ensued, there were a fair number of people who stepped up to respond, both some who were traditionally...

  • Miracle on 34th Street: The Value of Empiricism

    Yes, you get a Christmas post! Atheists don't take the day off just because people think a mythological savior-god was born on this date thousands of years ago. So my wife and I were watching Miracle on 34th...

  • Both Billboards and Soup Kitchens

    What strategy should the atheist movement adopt during the holiday season? Should we focus on doing good works as a visible proof that we're caring and moral people, or should we redouble our efforts to be loud...

  • Weekend Presents: December 23

    It's two more days before you can open the gifts under the tree, but I have some early presents: • Now hear this: I'm on the New Books in Secularism podcast, discussing my book Daylight Atheism. • Big news...

  • The Twitter Report: Let's Have A Rousing Welcome for the Pope

    On a related note to my last post, you've probably heard that the Pope recently took a bold step forward into the 21st century by joining Twitter. This is significant because it marks, to my knowledge, the first...

  • On the Tragedy in Newtown

    I hate having to write posts like this, but it's too huge a story to ignore. Less than two weeks before Christmas, America is again reeling from a mass killing - one of several this year, but the worst in a while...

  • Video: My Dating and Relationships Panel at Skepticon V

    As I mentioned earlier, I took part in a discussion panel at Skepticon V last month, How Should Rationalists Approach Relationships and Marriage? The video of that panel is now available online, so if you'd like...

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