L Ron Hubbard and David Miscavige Racists?

This extremely well-produced video amasses a collection of racist statements of the highest order alleded to have been made by Scientology founder L Ron Hubbard and its second leader David Miscavige. Sources include quotations, audio files, and testimony of former Scientology #2, Jesse Prince – an African American. For more on Scientology, click here.

TFP Must Reads

The following articles are must-reads: In the wake of the release of Ben Stein’s Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, Science After Sunclipse writes an absolutely excellent piece (so excellent, in fact, that it was prominently linked on PZ Myers’ Pharyngula, which is, to my knowledge, the world’s most read science blog) on the depressing track record of … Continue reading

Illinois Democrat and State Representative: Atheism is extremely dangerous, contrary to America, and atheists have no place in politics

Illinois Democrat and State Representative Monique Davis recently aggressively maligned atheist activist Rob Sherman and all atheists with the following statement during a hearing over a $1 million state grant to preserve a historic Baptist church: “I don’t know what you have against God, but some of us don’t have much against him. We look … Continue reading

Sam Harris: It’s not about atheism, it’s about reason and genuine respect for the well-being of others

Having just watched the recent Sam Harris + Rabbi David Wolpe debate on the existence of God, I was reminded of Sam Harris’ very important and agreeable position that a big part of the cultural struggle being fought be secularists should not be about atheism specifically, but about reason generally. Now, the subject of religion … Continue reading

MySpace.Com deletes world’s largest atheist group

In acts of blatent bigotry and pandering to religious intolerants, Rupert Murdoch-owned MySpace has deleted the world’s largest atheist and agnostic group, as well as the user accounts of a number of atheist users. See below for the official press release of the Secular Students Alliance.