Hemant Mehta is the editor of Friendly Atheist, appears on the Atheist Voice channel on YouTube, and co-hosts the uniquely-named Friendly Atheist Podcast. He is a former National Board Certified high school math teacher in the suburbs of Chicago, where he taught for seven years.
Hemant has appeared on CNN and FOX News (really). He has served on the board of directors for Foundation Beyond Belief (a charity organization targeting non-theistic donors) and the Secular Student Alliance (which creates and supports college atheist groups nationwide).
Chris Stedman is working with the Harvard Interfaith Collaborative on an interfaith service event this Thanksgiving — the plan is to package 20,000 meals for people in Massachusetts who need them. It costs $0.25/meal which means they need to raise $5,000 to make this happen. Following the enormous success of this year’s 9/11 interfaith community service project, organized by the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard where more than 9,110 nutritious meals were packaged for food-insecure children, we hope to double that… Read more
If you entered a sporting event at North Vermillion Junior/Senior High School in Cayuga, Indiana anytime in the past 43 years, you would’ve seen this sign as you walked into Gibson Field: Remember your Creator in the days of your youth An athlete is not crowned unless he competes according to the rules This is the will of God……….. That sign went up in 1968 and no one complained about it… until this year. When they heard about the sign,… Read more
To the 150+ people who have emailed me in the past couple days about contributing to the site, thank you! I’m swamped with work this week and haven’t been able to read your emails yet (much less get back to you), but I hope to read over all of them over the next week or so. Sorry for the inevitable delay! If you’re still interested, feel free to let me know. Read more
This is a piece by Melia Robinson. Melia is a Syracuse University junior, dual majoring in magazine journalism and information management and technology. She is the design director of The Student Voice, a biweekly student-run news magazine, in which this piece originally ran. … Lynde Folsom was a curious child. When she was four, she asked her mother that if God was all-powerful, why couldn’t he bring her pet frog back to life. A year later, she asked if she… Read more