Monthly Archives: April 2010

GameStation may own your soul

I always thought video games were a soul-sucking waste of time, but I had no idea it could get this bad. GameStation has announced that they own the souls of 7,500 online shoppers who failed to read the company’s Terms … Continue reading

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Prepare for…boobquake!

Now, this a freethought initiative I can get behind; or rather, in front of. This Monday, April 26th, freethinking women around the world are encouraged to sport their decolletage in order to trigger…an earthquake. SRSLY. “Boobquake” is the brainchild of … Continue reading

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Freethought Film Festival Foundation now a 501(c)(3)

Freethought Film Festival Foundation is Officially a Public Charity For Immediate Release (Brandon, April 22, 2010) “Promoting reason, critical thinking and freedom of inquiry through the medium of film” This is the mission statement of the Freethought Film Festival Foundation. … Continue reading

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Atlanta SkeptiCamp

Okay, folks, Atlanta SkeptiCamp is right around the corner, May 15th and 16th.  So…if you’re an Atlantean and/or planning to be in the Big Peach in mid-May, register to participate now!  The presenter slots are filled, but there’s always a … Continue reading

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Catholic scandal: Are these guys reading the same news?

Hardly a day goes by that we don’t read something new about the worldwide, decades long scandal involving the Catholic Church and sexual abuse cover-ups.  What seems obvious to me is that there has been a persistent, consistent pattern of … Continue reading

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Podcast #87 – Natl Day of Prayer Unconstitutional

A judge has ruled the National Day of Prayer unconstitutional, handing Dan Barker’s Freedom from Religion Foundation a victory in its lawsuit against the federal government.  President Obama (who participated in the NDP last year) immediately said he would participate … Continue reading

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Missouri atheist runs for Congress

If an atheist reporter from North Carolina can get elected to the Asheville city council, why can’t an atheist cartoonist from Missouri get elected to the House of Representatives?  Stranger things have happened. Meet Nicholas Ivan Ladendorf (“NIL” for short), … Continue reading

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Books maybe you should know about

So many books, so little time!  Here are a few recent or upcoming books that I have not had a chance to read, but nonetheless look worthy of the attention of the well-read freethinker.  If I can read all of … Continue reading

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In which we go Hollywood

Sort of.  Here’s a sneak peak at “Southern Reason,” a work in progress by aspiring documentarian Andrew Bush.  “Southern Reason” is a look at the experience of being an atheist in the American South.  David and I were flattered that … Continue reading

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Singh wins! Singh wins! Singh wins!

Or at least he didn’t lose.  As you probably know, British scientist/journalist Simon Singh has been in a bitter legal battle with the British Chiropractic Association, which is suing him for libel over a critical article he wrote back in … Continue reading

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