Atheism

US Army: Atheists Unfit To Serve

Did you know that the United States Army is concerned with the spiritual well-being of their soldiers?  Did you know that if you choose not to believe in the supernatural that the United States Army can consider you unfit to serve?   Allow me to enlighten you about an issue that was brought to my attention…

Presenting the Christopher Hitchens vs. Tony Blair Debate

Please sit back and enjoy this video presentation of the debate between Christopher Hitchens and Tony Blair, held in Toronto on Friday, November 26th.  The victory has been given to Mr. Hitchens, as had been expected.  This had been a much anticipated event, considering the two are actually friends.   Toronto was chosen for the event…

The Myth of Christian Persecution in the United States

It’s getting to that time of year again when the Christian whiners start complaining about being persecuted because the evil, heathen, baby-eating, godless horde of devil-worshipping atheist are trying to steal Christmas.  This is in addition to the whining they normally do, which is sickening enough.  They walk around with a Gibralter-sized chip on their…

Book Review: “Outgrowing God” by Alan Jeskin

Alan Jeskin’s “Outgrowing God” will keep you in page-turning mode from the minute you pick it up until you are done.  If you get the Kindle edition, your battery will run down before you are ready to put the book to rest.  Jeskin, a decorated Navy officer and son of Liberian immigrants, offers up his…

Morality: Secular vs. Religious

Lately, there has been an increased level of discussion in the social networks and blogs on the topic of morality.  The lines that are typically drawn regarding the necessity of religious belief as a pre-requisite to morality have not changed, but the level to which the religious apologists have had to take their arguments have. …