US Government’s UFOs
March 18, 2009


UFOs become IFOs–from the U.S. government.

Does Religion Do Harm? New Evidence
March 18, 2009


A new study finds that dying cancer patients who are devout are more likely to cling to life at any cost.

2009 Templeton Award goes to physicist/philosopher for proving . . . um, what?
March 17, 2009


The Templeton Foundation awarded Bernard d’Espagnat $1.4 million for speculative musings about science and religion.

Is Kabul the Capital of Oklahoma?
March 16, 2009


Some Oklahoma legislators believe only certain views may be considered by college students. Atheism isn’t on the approved list.

Egypt and Pakistan Push UN Resolution on “Anti-Muslim” Speech
March 16, 2009


Egypt and Pakistan are moving in on a UN Human Rights Council resolution that would block criticism of Islam.

A Radical View on Population
March 13, 2009


Steven Kotler has the most radical take on population I’ve read lately. But try to find anything wrong with it.

Afghan Court Upholds Student Journalist’s 20-Year Sentence for Blasphemy
March 12, 2009


The Afghan Supreme Court has upheld a 20-year sentence for the “crime” of blasphemy.

Levy Case a Psychic Failure
March 10, 2009


“Psychics” useless in Chandra Levy case

Who’s “We,” White Man?  Or, The Media’s Mythical Majority
March 9, 2009


Lazy writers use phrases like “We are obsessed with celebrity” in news and media reports, making incorrect overgeneralizations

American Nonbelievers are now Third behind Catholics and Baptists
March 9, 2009


The just-released 2008 American Religious Identification Survey shows that nonbelievers make up 15% of the American population.