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Stephen Colbert Slams Don McLeroy

Don McLeroy is a dentist from Bryan, Texas who has served on the Texas State Board of Education. Don is a creationist, the kind that believes the earth is 6000 years old and that humans lived with dinosaurs until a magic flood killed them. It goes without saying that such a person is completely disconnected […]

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Gripp – Head In The Cloud, A rap album with a skeptical and atheist message

On the most recent episode of Skeptic’s Guide to the Universe they interviewed Gripp, aka Marshall Gillson, a talented musician and rapper. Gripp’s newest album is filled with songs with a skeptical message and strong arguments for atheism. After a few song samples played on SGU I knew I had to hear more of Gripp’s […]

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Jessica Receives a Christian Love Letter, Disturbing Contents…

I’ve written about Jessica Ahlquist a few times now, it’s no secret that I think she’s super cool and brave for standing up for her rights, while being harassed and threatened by ignorant and violent fools. Yesterday she posted a photo to twitter of a letter she received in the mail. So, here it is. Take a […]

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Charlie’s Derangels

ABC Nightline is doing a special report tonight, April 5 2012, on exorcism as part of their series Faith Matters. The special will focus on many aspects of the religious practice of exorcism but one of the main points of focus will be three young women in Phoenix Arizona, who fancy themselves demon hunters. The […]

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Reason Rally Video Roundup

If you’re like me, you might be foolishly missing out on what looks like one of the best events of this year. The 2012 Reason Rally in Washington DC. The Reason Rally is a yearly meetup of non-religious people to celebrate a life of reason, free from the tyranny of religion. This year’s list of […]

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Atheism 2.0 – Missing the Point

TED is known for their great talks from amazing guests, but one of their most recent talks is a real dud. The talk, given by Alain de Botton is titled Atheism 2.0. It is de Botton’s take on what atheism should become while failing to understand what it is in the first place. Alain de […]

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Young Skeptic, Rhys Morgan, Facing Expulsion

Rhys Morgan, the 17 year old skeptic wonder, is making news again. Recently Rhys posted a drawing from the webcomic ‘Jesus and Mo’ to his Facebook page. There has been an outcry against him, followed by threats of violence, a specific threat that his house would be burned down. Now, his school is threatening to […]

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Another Attack on Education

On January 10 the Missouri House of Representatives introduced house bill 1227 which will require equal treatment of the theory of natural selection and creationism. The bill was sponsored by Rick Brattin. This insanity isn’t new. Bills of this kind pop up regularly, this reveals a deep flaw in the education system in America. The fact that absolute nonsense […]

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Skeptinerd Hero of the Month – Jessica Ahlquist

Jessica Ahlquist, 16, is a young girl from Providence, RI who recently took a stand against religion in her school and has been fighting a tidal wave of ignorance and hate ever since. Jessica has been at the forefront of a legal battle involving the ACLU and Cranston High School West over the placement of […]

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