Atheism

In The Beginning Was The Word…

“When I view all beings not as special creations, but as the lineal descendants of some few beings which lived long before the first bed of the Cambrian system was deposited, they seem to me to become ennobled” – Charles Darwin In the beginning was the word. No, not that word. The spoken word. If those first words…

US Government Leaves Unbelievers Out Of Memorial Day

“”We exist, we’re here, we’re normal,”- Sgt. Justin Griffith” Today is Memorial Day. The purpose behind this is to remember those who have died while serving in the armed forces. There are several accounts regarding the history of this holiday, as several cities and towns lay claim to its origins.  As well, there are other divisions along…

Red Neck, Blue Collar Atheist…

“Hank Fox wrote a book. You should read it” – Me My fellow Freethought Blogger, Hank Fox, put a book out earlier in the year called, “Red Neck, Blue Collar Atheist.” To be sure, there are many of us on the Freethought Blog network who’ve written books. This one is kinda different, though. If I…

Vaginas, Penises, Swastikas and Crescent Moons

A Commentary On The World Trade Center Cross By now, most people are aware that American Atheists, Inc., is suing a few entities in order that the Christian Cross monument be removed.  In fact, American Atheists, Inc.  is suing the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the State of New Jersey, Governor Chris…

On The Omni-Impotence Of The Alleged Gods

By Peter William Lount – Guest Columnist One of my proofs against the existence of alleged gods goes as follows: One of my proofs against the existence of alleged gods goes as follows. The Speed of Light Limit prevents all matter, energy and most importantly information from going faster than the speed of light, c. Since the…

Why You Should Join American Atheists, Inc.

What will $20.00 buy you? Twenty bucks.  How far does it go in our economy?  To some, twenty bucks is a considerable amount of money.  To others, it’s little more than spare change.  For twenty dollars you can get a halfway decent shirt or a pair of jeans at a discount store.  You can eat…

Why Don’t You Just “Believe?”

An Excerpt from “A Voice Of Reason In An Unreasonable World – The Rise Of Atheism On Planet Earth“ I get many different reactions from people who discover that I’m not a religious man, which is an understatement. These words are uttered in a gamut of emotion from surprise to anger, depending on how long…

The Holy Trinity Of License Plates In Georgia – UPDATED!

UPDATE! Georgia residents who expressed concern this week about a proposed Georgia license plate that includes the phrase “In God We Trust,” can rest easy. The State has decided to offer a sticker, instead! The Georgia Department of Revenue announced the three finalists in its license plate contest Wednesday. The winning design will be announced Friday…