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Category: atheist / agnostic

Atheist commercial? OMG!

  This commercial aired on both The Daily Show and the Colbert Report tonight. I was startled to see it but absolutely delighted. Yes! More! Nothing like seeing the name Reagan […]

Pope Benedict XVI

Papal resignation: The more things change

As the sun sank slowly in the west (in Italy), Pope Benedict XVI stepped out of the public limelight and into “retirement” (though he’ll continue to reside in the Vatican), his […]

Devils at the door

I don’t want to spoil the day for any true believers out there, but there’s a great parody over at The Freethinker, “Devils at the Door,” about door-to-door proselytizers (whom […]

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson: We are star dust

Carl Sagan once said we are “star stuff,” and I mentioned it when writing about being an “atheist by default.” Now I’ve come across this mashup featuring astrophysicist Neil deGrasse […]

Cee Lo Green

Dissing the bard

Well, I’m a little late to the barbecue, but I just learned that on New Year’s Eve, Cee Lo Green sang John Lennon’s “Imagine.” Only thing is, he changed the […]

One of these things is not like the others …

I just came across this statement in a Wikipedia entry describing the Occupy Wall Street demonstrators: “Religious beliefs vary as well including, but not limited to, Christians, Jews, Muslims and […]

Dominionism and the presidency

Dominionism. Ever heard of it? I hadn’t until today, when CNN’s Jack Cafferty did a piece on it. His question was, “How much does it worry you if both Michele […]

Atheists beat believers on religion survey

America’s atheists and agnostics scored higher on a religious knowledge survey than evangelical Protestants, mainline Protestants, and Catholics, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. They scored  […]

Atheist poster in NY subway! OMG!

MSNBC’s Contessa Whatshername just reported a new poster is appearing in NY subways that — gasp! — promotes atheism! The horror! You could hear the disgust in her voice. Poor […]

Grandma doesn’t do church

I’m going to be a terrible grandma if I’m ever caught having to explain any religious issues to the kidlets. Their mom started taking them to Sunday School a while […]

‘Being an atheist is like being gay’

“Being an atheist is like being gay. You don’t choose it, it tends to make you unpopular, nobody knows unless you tell them—and it’s not something to be ashamed of!” […]

Not an atheist among ’em

Decided to answer my own question about the religions of the ’08 presidential candidates and found the following compilation from the Associated Press on the Nashua (NH) Telegraph‘s website: DEMOCRATS Delaware […]