You’ve changed my life for the better
Apr 18, 2019 · 5 

I just wanted to thank Mr. Dawkins for being outspoken and passionate against the harms of religion, as well as teaching science and the beauty of evolution, especially in America where it is so desperately needed. I want to thank him for helping me crawl out of the dark religious hole I was suffering in …

Betsy DeVos Demands $5 Billion In Federal Tax Credits For Religious Schools
Mar 5, 2019

By Michael Stone Destroying public education: Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is demanding $5 billion in taxpayer money go to fund private, religious schools. The New York Times reports: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday pitched a $5 billion federal tax credit that would fund scholarships to private schools and other educational programs… And Common Dreams reports: The …

SpaceX and NASA Launch Is First Step to Renewed Human Spaceflight
Mar 4, 2019

By Kenneth Chang The first American spacecraft capable of carrying astronauts since the retirement of the space shuttles launched early Saturday. A successful mission could put NASA and the United States on the cusp of a renewed era of human spaceflight. There were no people on this demonstration flight, a SpaceX vehicle called Crew Dragon. …

Georgia Republicans are trying to pass an anti-LGBTQ “religious freedom” bill
Mar 4, 2019

By Daniel Villarreal This week, state Republicans in the Georgia Senate introduced Senate Bill 221, The Religious Freedom and Restoration Act, which would allow people to sue the government if any laws or ordinances “substantially burden a person’s exercise of religion.” Naturally, opponents of the bill worry that it’ll be used to allow religious organizations and business …

CA Lawmaker’s Bill Would Force Catholic Priests to Report Child Sex Abuse
Feb 21, 2019

By Hemant Mehta Yesterday, in a move that would be a welcome change to the law, California State Sen. Jerry Hill said he would file a bill to remove clergy members from a list of those exempt from reporting child abuse. As it stands, if someone walks into a confessional booth and admits to molesting a child, the priest doesn’t …

Atheism is illegal in Malaysia
Nov 23, 2018 · 1 

I have been brought up as a methodist christian since i was young. However, one day, my dad, a non-believer, tell me something about science when I was 9 years-old, I denied religion on that night and convert into a atheist since that. I like to criticsies my christian friends on their faith and even …

The religions were interesting to me, but none were persuasive.
Sep 5, 2018 · 116 

I was born in 1944 in the Midwest region of the United States. My parents were Catholic. I attended and graduated from a Catholic high school where the majority of teachers were members of a religious congregation of sisters. As a small child, I expressed a desire to become a priest, and I received so …

I just became an atheist a few seconds ago.
Sep 5, 2018 · 32 

My parents are missionaries. I just became an atheist a few seconds ago. It was not only because of “The God Delusion”, but also – and maybe mainly – because of my personal experience through the years. It also did not happened suddenly – I matured to this moment for years. What’s my story? In …

From Mormon to Secular Agnostic
Aug 23, 2018 · 1 

I am a fan of Richard Dawkins and of the work that he did as a professor of biology, and I have become increasingly grateful for his tireless work for this foundation. I was a Mormon, but have always held some non-standard views of the church. At one point I was a anti-evolution and even …

Closet atheist needs atheist friends
Aug 23, 2018 · 6 

Dear sir/madam I don’t know who is going to read this but I really appreciate your time. Thank you. I was reading about religion for a quite long time because I knew there is something wrong and the religion is not good enough for me or society. The Islamic teachings are so sacred in my …

Science shows us the wonder of reality.
Apr 9, 2018 · 7 

Dear Richard, I have just finished reading ‘The God Delusion’ and felt compelled to write to you to let you know how much of an impact it has had on my thinking. I am a gay man, brought up to Irish Catholic parents. My mother was a wonderful, kind-hearted woman from the country, and my …

From hate to deep respect
Nov 7, 2016 · 48