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Some truths about religion

Carnival of the Godless #51 is up on The Greenbelt.

Four Conceptions of God in America

An interesting new study of religiosity in America: One God, four views: “Not all Americans see the powerful old man in the sky” Really? The authors suggest religion may most successfully motivate individuals through what it can offer them in spiritual intimacy and congregational connectivity rather than through demands backed by threats of divine punishment.…

Atheists Rate Congress

From a press release (via e-mail): U.S. Congressional Scorecards 109th Congress: Washington, D.C. – The Secular Coalition for America (SCA) today released its House and Senate Scorecards of the 109th Congress. The SCA, an advocacy group for atheists, humanists, freethinkers, and other nontheists, provides roll-call votes to demonstrate the members’ commitment to the separation of…

Oh, yes there are atheists in foxholes!

Oh yes there are atheists in Foxholes! In the latest Newsweek: There are no atheists in foxholes,” the old saw goes. The line, attributed to a WWII chaplain, has since been uttered countless times by grunts, chaplains and news anchors. But an increasingly vocal group of activists and soldiers–atheist soldiers–disagrees. “It’s a denial of our…

All Ye Heathens….

Carnival Of The Godless #47 is up on Revolvo Inritus.

Random Quotes Meme

Yeah, I know everyone is doing it, but when I first tried I never got quotes that were really satisfying. But when PZ set up a random 5 from his own vault, I got an embarrasment of riches. So here are the first 5 I liked from there: Creeds made in Dark Ages are like…

Where Did My Son Get His Smarts?

Do you want to know more about my kids and how we are raising them? If so, this post from March 21, 2005 may be interesting to you.

Are there foxes in atheistholes?

You should really go now and read the “Meet The Enemy” interview with me on a satirical blog called God, Country & Apple Pie. Check out the rest of the far right-wing Christian, anti-science, fascist-theocratic fare there as well.

From The Mouths Of Babes…

I love my kids, and they are growing into wonderful, passionate atheists. This one is from March 24, 2005, under the fold….

Carnival of the Godless

44th edition of the Carnival of the Godless is up on Daylight Atheism.