Category Archives: Facts

Questions For Atheists From A College Student – Answer Them Yourself!

morality

I was contacted on Twitter by a very open-minded and accepting college student who is doing research on atheism. She herself is not an atheist, but wanted to address some questions she had before working on her project. I am going to go ahead and assume that the more people who answer these for her,

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Every Atheist Needs: Stated Clearly

Stated Clearly - Evolution

Trying to explain complicated ideas to my son is not always easy. He doesn’t hear me at the best of times, so when I go into an explanation riddled with unfamiliar words and abstract ideas, he tends to zone out. I constantly seek help from the internet. I look for ways that I can explain things to him that

Innocents: How Not To Solve A Triple Murder On Coney Island

Sharrif Wilson and Anthony Yarbough,

This is an ongoing series telling the stories of wrongful convictions in North America. To read more of these stories, please click here. If you have a story of someone wrongfully convicted, or you were yourself and want to talk about it, please email me at mommy@godlessmom.com. See my two previous series on the American

Innocents: One Man, Two Death Sentences

Death Row Ford

This is an ongoing series telling the stories of wrongful convictions in North America. To read more of these stories, please click here. If you have a story of someone wrongfully convicted, or you were yourself and want to talk about it, please email me at mommy@godlessmom.com. See my two previous series on the American

New Video: Do YOU Understand Freedom of Speech?

Freedom of Speech

This video is meant to be about what Freedom of Speech is, not what I want it to be. Not my opinion, instead a review of the real world application of the First Amendment and other free speech protections. Let me know what you think.

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It Doesn’t Matter How Often You Repeat These Things, They Are Simply Not True

Matt Dillahunty

I’ve probably mentioned this dozens of times before, but I’ve been an atheist for every second of my life. Some of you have doled out some head-inflating compliments telling me that I look like I am in my mid-twenties, but the reality is, I’ll be 38 next month which makes as many years of straight

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Video: What is “New Atheism”?

New atheism

What do you think “new atheism” means? Are you a new atheist? Do you mind being called a new atheist? Let me know in the comments!

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Is There An Atheist Movement?

atheism movement

When the godless are spoken about in many mainstream media outlets and blogs, it’s often referred to as a “movement”. This seems to get quite a few atheists worked up, ready to swing their dictionary around, shrieking “atheism is just a lack of belief in gods!”. While that is true – that is precisely all

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8 Signs You’re Scientifically Illiterate

Richard Dawkins

Here’s something that may shock you: GM ain’t no scholar. I rarely got good grades, skipped my entire 11th grade to stay home and hack into the School District’s BBS, pose as a teacher and debate them all. I had to go back for a semester to graduate. In biology class, I doodled. In art,

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10 Questions I Have Never Been Asked About Atheism… Answered

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As you know, my Dad’s in the hospital after suffering a stroke, so I haven’t had a ton of time to think a proper post through. I didn’t want to leave y’all hanging, especially my extra special, super awesome Patrons who support this blog and make posting every day possible. So, I thought I would