Hemant Mehta is the founder and editor of FriendlyAtheist.com, a YouTube creator, and podcast co-host. He is a former National Board Certified math teacher in the suburbs of Chicago. He has appeared on CNN and FOX News and served on the board of directors for Foundation Beyond Belief and the Secular Student Alliance. He has written multiple books, including I Sold My Soul on eBay and The Young Atheist's Survival Guide. He also edited the book Queer Disbelief.
Actress Julia Sweeney filmed a segment for Chris Johnson’s multimedia book about atheists and what gives them joy and meaning in life… though in the segment below, she talks about how she has dealt with death. It’s a short clip, but she puts things into perspective so well: (via The Atheist Book) Read more
Hey, FOX News headline writer person, you got it wrong. American Atheists’ billboards didn’t come down due to “complaints.” They came down because AA staffers and the advertising company were hit with threats. THREATS! Presumably from Christians who couldn’t handle criticism of their beliefs. I’ll be right here. Waiting for you to apologize… Read more
After I posted Marco Rosaire Rossi’s piece criticizing the pro-life atheist groups (from the latest issue of The Humanist) a few days ago, there were a lot of commenters agreeing that the groups in question really were anti-science, as the headline suggested. Now, the group Secular Pro-Life is responding back to what they see as “baseless accusations”: Next, we get to fetal pain, where Rossi begins by stating that there is “no clear consensus from doctors or medical researchers as… Read more