I've been working with Bwambale Robert, the project director of the Kasese Humanist Primary School in Uganda on a way to get more nutritious meals to their young students
I'm pleased to announce the launch of a two-phase project to get a large secure coop built on the school! Chickens mean eggs.… Continue
Added by Godless Poutine on July 17, 2012 at 12:47pm —
Remember to follow Think Atheist Radio on Twitter for Sunday School links throughout the week, LIKE our Facebook page, and subscribe to the show on YouTube… Continue
Added by Nelson on April 29, 2012 at 3:00am —
Hey guys! Hope you all had a great week! Radio Show stuff first and then we'll get to some links!
But first! I trickle out Sunday School links throughout the week on Google+. No reason to wait to read all the fascinating stuff! There's a great community of people I share the links and interact with. And on… Continue
Added by Nelson on February 19, 2012 at 3:30am —
Yesterday morning, representing the Houston Atheists, I joined roughly fifty other secular Houstonians for a freethought coffee social. The meetup was organized by the Houston Freethought Alliance, with a goal of bringing our groups together for secular fellowship.…
Added by Emilyhasbooks on February 6, 2012 at 2:07pm —
In a country that is becoming increasingly theocratic, there may be hope on the horizon. I am 22 years old, part of Generation Y, which has now been named "The Millennials" (because most of us have come of age - 18 years old - in the first decade of the new millennium.). The Millennials are defined as anyone who was born since 1982. Most Millennials are now in middle school, high school, college, or the young adult world. Most of us are not even married yet. We don't hold the reigns of power… Continue
Added by Skycomet the Fallen Angel on September 3, 2011 at 2:00pm —
So, it’s the 21st Century and many of the things that were promised to us as kids have not yet come to pass. Flying cars? Nope. Entire meals in pill form? Afraid not. Robot butlers programmed to speak in haughty British accents that let us know exactly what they think of the meat-bags they work for? Not even close. All forgivable I suppose. There is, however, one thing that we really don’t have any excuse for not having. Secular governance.…
Added by NotinMyName2050 on July 5, 2011 at 9:00am —
Let’s Put Claus Back Into Christmas:
A modest proposal
Remember Christmas when you were a child?
The Season was a time to come together as family and friends...and even make Peace with your enemies for at least a few days. Christmas was all about bringing people together. Religious differences were just like social class or politics or even gender...every town was like Mayberry and had their… Continue
Added by Philip Jarrett on June 19, 2011 at 6:36pm —
Added by Monica Salcedo (Monicks) on April 23, 2011 at 2:19am —
I find it quite difficult to find a reliable news source that doesn't interject too much of their own biases into stories. As a result I tend to gravitate towards BBC news, as I find their coverage usually to be somewhat more middle of the road.
I was reading this article this morning:
For those who are of the TL;DR crowd… Continue
Added by Kai on April 19, 2011 at 10:51pm —
hey guys, remember to RSVP and tune in for tonight's podcast. Greg will play his interview with Dr. Valerie Tarico and take some calls. the interview is good stuff. check it out!
"The upper 1 percent of Americans are now taking in nearly a quarter of the nation's income every year. In terms of wealth rather than income, the top 1 percent control 40 percent.... I'm not surprised by the… Continue
Added by Nelson on April 10, 2011 at 3:00am —
And here you have it, yet another version of the inerrant word of god is on the works, because we (well, not we, they - but you know what I mean) need
to make the bible make sense. Yes, that's exactly what I meant to say.
So, we are in for a new set of semantics and mythological animals brought to life by the editors that will probably change "unicorns" for "rhinos" - who knows! Maybe even Noah's Ark story will make sense this time, no? Okay, sarcasm is not very easy to… Continue
Added by Monica Salcedo (Monicks) on March 4, 2011 at 1:27pm —
The Ancestor's Trail http://www.ancestorstrail.net/ (see also the Think Atheist events page) was inspired by Richard Dawkins’ book the 'Ancestor's Tale' and combines atheism, biodiversity, walking and evolution. Effectively it is a secular pilgrimage celebrating our shared ancestry with all life. This is the second Trail but the event remains at a vulnerable stage. Currently the event is 'booking'… Continue
Added by Chris Jenord on February 27, 2011 at 9:00am —
In August, 2010, Anne Rice came out and said, “I quit being a Christian. I’m out. In the name of Christ, I refuse to be anti-gay. I refuse to be anti-feminist. I refuse to be anti-science. I refurse to be anti-life. In the name of Christ, I quit… Continue
Added by LovelyGirl on February 5, 2011 at 12:12am —
I'm so sick of hearing about "the war on christmas" and seeing any
non-christian (or anyone willing to stand up for any non-christian)
being vilified in the news. Tonight there was a segment on one of my local news affiliates (WTAE Pittsburgh) about a nativity scene being moved from in front of the borough building
in a local town after one woman (bravely) wrote in and asked that it be moved. It was moved a whole 20 yards from it's original… Continue
Added by Amanda Artman on December 8, 2010 at 6:56pm —
Imagine receiving this pitch from the American Cancer Society:
"Donate $100 today, and $15 of it will go directly to cancer research and to alleviate the suffering of cancer patients! Better still, $50 of it will be used to pay a lecturer who holds weekly meetings to explain why cancer is bad, why donating to the Society is good, and what cancer patients did to give themselves the disease! The other $35 will pay for our building, our other staff, general overhead, fundraising costs and… Continue
Added by Henry Ruddle on December 6, 2010 at 5:00pm —
“When my husband died, because he was so famous & known for not being a believer, many people would come up to me — it still sometimes happens — & ask me if Carl changed at the end & converted to a belief in an afterlife. They also frequently ask me if I think I will see… Continue
Added by Monica Salcedo (Monicks) on October 27, 2010 at 1:00pm —
I've seen discussions in the community about marriage among atheists. Some people don't feel that it is necessary to be married. That is totally up to the life style that you chose to live. There certainly are benefits that come from marriage, and there is nothing religious about it.
In these discussions, people were talking about our rights and benefits. I think that a lot were left out so I decided to make a list for myself.
On the order of 1,400 legal rights are conferred… Continue
Added by Jon Heim on October 2, 2010 at 8:13pm —
With license from God to wipe out cities, kill all the males and take all the females, the Old Testament is every bit as violent and hateful as the Quran (if not more so). But modern Judeo-Christian religions and their adherents ignore these antiquated verses. Islam, on the other hand, has not enjoyed the same kinds of reforms that Christianity and Judaism have. Extreme violence might be shared by both scriptures but, as a percentage of text, the Quran exhorts the faithful to violence more than… Continue
Added by Atheist Exile on August 5, 2010 at 2:00am —
According to secular humanists, human values should comprise the commitment to improve universal well-being. Ethical principles should be assessed by their effects on people, not by how well they conform to preconceived ideas of right and wrong.
Secular humanists reject that values and ethics are imposed from any deity. In that it echoes simple atheism. Secular humanism goes further challenging humans to develop their own values, and maintains that through a process of value inquiry,… Continue
Added by Monica Salcedo (Monicks) on July 25, 2010 at 11:23am —
I am an American.
On top of that I am also a Texan.
I was born in Texas and can trace my family coming to Texas in the 1850’s.
Most of my family came from the United Kingdom. The rest came from Europe.
Some have been in the United States since the early 1700’s. Some fought in the American Revolution against England.
For what I can tell, they all were “Christians” of some sort or another.
I am an Atheist.
I’ve been an Atheist since the age of six.… Continue
Added by Rick on June 9, 2010 at 8:19am —