Every Atheist Needs: Extraordinary Popular Delusions And The Madness Of Crowds

Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

Back in my hometown every summer, they host night markets. It was one of the many things the influx of immigrants from Asia brought us. There were stalls with dim sum and stalls with meat on sticks, you could get bubble tea and green tea ice cream cones, spiraled potatoes on sticks. The music, the smell,

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Follow Friday: The Ladies of Atheism

Sketti Tales

It’s Friday and you know what that means: the beer is chilling, the steaks are marinating and we’re only a few hours away from our weekly atheist sacrifice. Are you ready to please the atheist overlords? I am. So, while we’re anticipating that, I thought I’d do some shoutouts for my favourite ladies in the online atheist

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Atheist Life Hacks: How To Back Away Slowly

Energy balls

This past weekend, my son went camping without me. It was the first time he’d gone away without me anywhere so, naturally, I spent the weekend lamenting the passage of time with my good friend Sleeman’s. Before I spent hours staring listlessly at the wall chewing my nails, though, I had to drop him off

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If You Don’t Believe In God, Why Have You Devoted Your Life To Mocking Him?

If you don't believe in god...

Oh, hi! I didn’t see you there. You know, there is not a day that goes by on Instagram that I don’t get asked one specific question multiple times. In fact, I didn’t have one individual instance of this question in mind to respond to when beginning this post – instead, I scrolled through my recent comments and

Northern Nigerian Muslims and Global Jihadism

Islam in Nigeria

This is a guest post from someone who wishes to remain anonymous as they still reside in Nigeria and face danger should their name be associated with this criticism of Islam. If you would like to become a guest blogger here on Godlessmom.com, click here.  On Monday the 22nd of May 2017, Salman Ramadan Abedi,

New Podcast Episode: Can We Blame Islam For Manchester?

Atheist podcast: Manchester attack

This week, Oz and I wanted to discuss alternative medicine, but then Manchester happened. We really had no choice but to discuss this horrible event. What do you think? Do you think we can blame Islam for its part in the attack in Manchester? Listen to what we think: If you like what we do,

Things The Godly Say: The First Law Of Thermodynamics Disproves Evolution!

DNA Evolution

Last week I got a question from a reader. I’ll keep him anonymous, but let you know is Christian considers himself a skeptic. He said, One scientific reason that I don’t accept the theory of evolution and believe there is a god is because of the First Law of Thermodynamics. The First Law simply states that matter cannot

7 Words Theists Misuse Constantly

Me and my friend

I have this friend. She’s a good fifteen years younger than me, and we lived pretty close to each other when I was in vancouver. That was almost 4 years ago, so she was in her early twenties at the time. I remember one year, as her birthday approached, she kept bubbling on about wanting to go

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Your Stories of Atheism: Beaten For Reading Stephen King

Child crying - your stories of atheism

This is an ongoing series featuring your stories of how you came to identify as an atheist. If you want to send me your story, you can submit it here. To read past stories, click here. Our first story this week is from Cory. He says, So my story is fairly boring, I was born

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Follow Friday: Revolution, Evolution & An Atheist Institution

Jerry Coyne

Happy Friday, freethinkers! I hope you’re all getting ready to spoil your moms this weekend because moms, unlike gods, are capable of producing life. Just nine months and a quarter cup of baby batter, and voila! Life is created. Sure, it’s no seven days… but we can demonstrate it, unlike gods. Here’s hoping some of you get

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