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If a publisher offered me a contract to write a book under a title that would be something like “Unscientific America”, how would I go about it? I would definitely be SUCH a scientist! But, being such a scientist does not mean indulging in Sesquipedalian Obscurantism. Being such a scientist means being dilligent, thorough and…

Attenborough makes sense (video)

I am sure that you have already heard about the despicable TV ad that Elizabeth Dole aired against Kay Hagan. You probably heard about it online, perhaps on Twitter or FriendFeed or blogs. Here’s a quick selection: My godless money. Take it or leave it. The Worst Insult of All? Thou shalt not bear false…

Door To Door Atheists Bother Mormons

Silly, but funny to see how people react when treated to a dose of their own medicine: “Australian filmmaker John Safran is so fed up with mormons ringing his doorbell early in the morning that he flies to Salt Lake City Utah and tries to convert Mormons to atheism. Needless to say, the locals were…

When religion goes berserk!

I guess it is unlikely you have not already heard about the big brouhaha that erupted when Bill Donohue targeted PZ Myers for showing disrespect towards a belief that made some religious nuts go crazy and violent against a child (yes, Eucharist is just a cracker, sorry, but that is just a factual statement about…

The age of the machine

Seminar on Secular Parenting Coming to Raleigh, March 15 Presented by Dale McGowan Editor/co-author, Parenting Beyond Belief: On Raising Ethical, Caring Kids Without Religion * How does moral development really work? * My mother-in-law wants our kids baptized. How can I respond without causing a rift? * How can I ease my son’s fears about…

Dawkins in San Francisco

Richard Dawkins is doing a reading/signing at Kepler’s bookstore this Saturday. Any Bay Area bloggers wanna go?

Godless Blogging of the Fortnight

Carnival of the Godless #67 is up on Letters from a broad…

More Godless Blogging of the Week

Out in the real world, especially in the Red States and the Bible Belt, atheists tend to go on with their lives without actively tooting their horns every day everywhere. But online, the Internets are teeming with atheists suggesting that there may be more of us in the general population than what the various censuses…