Hnn | The Latest From HNN | Details

Infosnacking with The Friendly Atheist

 

Infosnacking with The Friendly Atheist

A weekly digest of atheist-related news and commentary by Hemant Mehta, adapted from his blog "The Friendly Atheist."
June 10, 2009


Are you a one person atheist billboard?

Maybe being an atheist isn't enough. Should we be promoting our beliefs? Should we be walking, talking atheist billboards?

http://friendlyatheist.com/2009/06/06/are-you-a-one-person-atheist-billboard/

...

Weird Science—public school teacher takes class to Creation Museum

Why is a public high school history teacher taking a group of students to the Creation Museum in Kentucky? Maybe because he's a creationist who has been in trouble before for espousing his beliefs.

Thankfully, Matthew LaClair, an atheist student who graduated from the high school a couple years ago, is still keeping watch. And he has the courage and determination to see that this teacher's actions don't go unnoticed

http://friendlyatheist.com/2009/06/05/public-school-teacher-leads-trip-to-creation-museum-to-expose-students-to-science/

...

De-Baptism, meet De-Bat Mitzvah

I've heard of de-Baptisms before... but never a de-Bat-Mitzvah! A young girl on YouTube explains how to do it:

http://friendlyatheist.com/2009/06/05/who-needs-a-de-baptism-when-you-can-have-a-de-bat-mitzvah/

...

Pretend your Fred Phelps and protest yourself!

A new public relations campaign for a video game called "Dante's Inferno"--act like Fred Phelps and the Westboro Baptist Church and stage a fake protest of your own game! It's genius.

http://friendlyatheist.com/2009/06/04/video-game-pr-campaign-act-like-fred-phelps/


About Hemant, the Friendly Atheist

Hemant MehtaHemant Mehta is the Chair of the Secular Student Alliance (SSA) Board of Directors. He has worked with the Center for Inquiry and is also an SSA representative to the Secular Coalition for America. Hemant received national attention, including being featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal, for his work as the "eBay Atheist." Hemant's blog can be read at FriendlyAtheist.com and his book "I Sold My Soul on eBay" (WaterBrook Press) is now in bookstores everywhere. He currently works as a high school math teacher in the suburbs of Chicago.
Posted 08:03AM on June 11 2009 by Patrick Connors
Categories: Ezine

American Humanist Association

The Humanist Hour Podcast #113 out now! Jeremy Chappell talks about the “spiritu...

2 hours ago

American Humanist Association

This morning, the American Humanist Association issued a press release regarding...

3 hours ago

American Humanist Association

Why are some of the poorest regions in America also the most religious? A new st...

4 hours ago

American Humanist Association

Listen up D.C., Maryland, and Virginia Humanists! Want to meet local free-thinke...

7 hours ago

American Humanist Association

While vandalism may not be the technique I would use to express my views, some...

1 days ago

American Humanist Association

In his new Huffington Post article, Roy Speckhardt discusses prejudice and the k...

1 days ago

American Humanist Association

Sonja Eggerickx, president of the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU...

1 days ago

American Humanist Association

We just got a nice donation from the AmazonSmile Foundation thanks to people lik...

1 days ago

American Humanist Association

The American Humanist Association stands up for the rights of teachers of minori...

2 days ago

American Humanist Association

AHA Legislative Associate Matthew Bulger responds to some recent comments by U.S...

2 days ago

American Humanist Association

We need more nontheistic politicians in the United States!

2 days ago

American Humanist Association

Happy Friday!! Here is a wonderful poem from Dan Moran. Check It Out!

5 days ago

American Humanist Association

Well, I am not so sure how common this dilemma is, but it is interesting anyway!

5 days ago

American Humanist Association

Hooray! Florida's same-sex marriage ban struck down! Check it out! http://hmn.s...

5 days ago

American Humanist Association

New evidence supporting the theory of evolution has been found in parasite ants...

5 days ago

American Humanist Association

Here is the newest episode of The Cartoon History of Humanism. Enjoy! Get TheH...

6 days ago

American Humanist Association

An easy to follow video illustrating the separation of church and state and the...

6 days ago

American Humanist Association

Words are commonly used improperly. Here is one example of why you should actual...

6 days ago

American Humanist Association

To some, Humanism and Hedonism are one in the same. Is that really all there is...

7 days ago

American Humanist Association

This week's Humanist Hour Podcast features Bob Ready and Sarah Henry as they tal...

7 days ago

American Humanist Association

Update to the football prayer controversy happening at a Gainesville, GA High Sc...

7 days ago

American Humanist Association

Fred Edwords reports from this year's Colorado Secular Conference! Get TheHuman...

8 days ago