December 28, 2016

What is the world’s most peaceful religion? Followers of many different religions claim that theirs is a “religion of peace”, but most of the time their claims belie the fact that many violent, harmful actions are carried out in the name of their religion every day all...

December 24, 2016

Christmas Eve is finally here! The tree is decorated, the presents waiting

to be opened, and the egg nog is chilling. But where did Christmas really get its start? What do decorated pine trees have to do with the birth of Jesus in a manger in Bethlehem? What we call Chr...

December 22, 2016

Christmas is just a few days away! Are you going to be doing anything special for the holiday?

As an atheist, I have been in situations at various points in the past among other people, whether they be family or friends, or even strangers, where I have felt uncomfortabl...

December 19, 2016

Most people would say that 2016 has been a bad year. The United States presidential election, Brexit, the horror happening in Aleppo, terrorist attacks, earthquakes, and the deaths of several beloved celebrities are all just a few of the many reasons 2016 is generally...

December 15, 2016

Today marks the 5-year anniversary of Christopher Hitchens’s death. Hitchens, or Hitch as he was affectionately called, was an author and journalist, but he was also a well-known antitheist, religious and literary critic, and orator. He wrote for several publications o...

December 13, 2016

This past Saturday the roof collapsed in the Reigners Bible Church in southern Nigeria. At least 160 people were killed, although the final body count is likely to rise once the area's mortuaries are able to process all of the deceased.

The church was still under constr...

December 9, 2016

What are things you find in nearly every American hotel room? A TV, an alarm clock, a phone, and… a Bible. Well, maybe not. Marriott International, the world’s largest hotel company, has two new hotel brands aimed at younger people called Moxy and Edition. Moxy and Edi...

December 7, 2016

Beginning last week, billboards sponsored by American Atheists began going up in cities across the country that urge people to skip church this Christmas. The campaign has targeted several areas that are generally more conservative and religious-friendly. This is part...

December 1, 2016

In the weeks since the United States presidential election there has been an outpouring of monetary support for organizations supporting efforts that are threatened by Donald Trump's impending presidency.

Organizations that work to protect the environment, groups that f...

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