Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss: Something from Nothing, at ANU (Canberra Australia)
Apr 26, 2012 · 3 

Critically-acclaimed author and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins and world-renowned theoretical physicist and author Lawrence Krauss discuss biology, cosmology, religion, and a host of other topics. Critically-acclaimed author and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins and world-renowned theoretical physicist and author Lawrence Krauss discuss biology, cosmology, religion, and a host of other topics at this event entitled ‘Something …

Q&A for Sean Faircloth “Can Religion Justify Bullying Children”
Apr 9, 2012

The book "Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All & What We Can Do About It" is available in audiobook, electronic, and hardcopy: http://www.richarddawkins.net/audio/645178-audiobook-of-attack-of-the-theocrats-w… Learn about a Ten Point Vision of a Secular America.   The book "Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All & What We …

Tennessee Goes Monkey Again
Apr 2, 2012

It’s been a great couple weeks in Tennessee – unless you happen to be a public school student, gay, or not a fundamentalist Christian, or the time horizon in which you think about the future of humanity and the environment extends beyond the next decade or two. On March 26, the state legislature passed a …

The Invisible Burka: Why women need secularism
Mar 26, 2012

The first presidential election in which I voted was 1976, with Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford running for office. The election arrived on the heels of a tumultuous time in America: Nixon had resigned in disgrace and there was a dark mistrust of politics.  Carter came in as the Washington outsider and carried the South …

American Atheists Conference – Free Babysitting Registration & RR children’s activities
Mar 20, 2012

The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science (US) is offering free babysitting provided by a licensed babysitting service for children ages 6 and under whose parents are registered for the American Atheists convention.  If your children are 6 and older, you can register them for the Camp Quest Mini Camp taking place at the convention. Please make sure …

The Winner of the Ten Point Vision Contest!!
Mar 18, 2012 · 1 

The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science announces the winner of our Ten Point Vision contest. This winning entry is entitled – "Do You Believe in a Secular America?" The creator, Jared Scheib (facebook), will receive two plane tickets to the Reason Rally on March 24 in Washington DC, where the video will be presented on …

The Lord’s Army Comes to America’s Public Schools
Mar 18, 2012 · 5 

“Now that you know the truth, who will you share this with?” asked Ian’s fourth-grade teacher. The setting was a March 2012 meeting of the Good News Club in a Pasadena, California public elementary school. Good News Clubs are afterschool “Bible study” programs with a fundamentalist agenda that are held in public K-6 schools across the …

No blood on the carpet. How disappointing. [Also in Polish]
Mar 18, 2012

After a week in which the hype about my aggressive militancy has reached new heights, my encounter with the Archbishop of Canterbury has obviously disappointed journalists eager to see blood on the carpet. Poor things, they must have believed their own assiduously cultivated legend.   The Guardian begins its article with laboured drollery: Roll up, roll up …

Santorum, Satan and the Fate of the Freeworld
Mar 18, 2012

The issue of ‘faith’ is coming up even more than usual these past few weeks as the Republican primaries heat up and the remaining candidates are vying for the privilege of being the ‘most Christian’. We’ve seen the scramble over health insurance, hormonal contraceptives and ‘religious freedom’ (I foolishly thought the Constitution protected individual freedoms …