December 9, 2022

Month: September 2016

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El Paso Atheists

Atheist Alliance of America is establishing network connections with El Paso Atheists: seen here at their usual gathering place, a Unitarian Universalist Church on Byron Street. It’s a charming location, but it still seems paradoxical for me to give anti-sermons in any sort of church setting. I’m interested in uniting unbelievers wherever I go, if […]

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How many atheists are there in the US, really?

After being elected president of Atheist Alliance of America, the first thing I wanted to do was to find out just how many allies we really have. According to a Pew poll in 2014, only 3.1% of Americans identified as atheists while another 4% identified as agnostic. Agnostic is a word that means “atheist in […]

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Satanic Panic and Exorcism in Schools?

I was quoted in an article on Vice talking about exorcism. That article talks about how there are only a limited number of Catholic priests in the International Association of Exorcists who are approved and authorized by the church to chant the official incantation that will expel demons. Try to ignore for the moment that […]

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Education, Secular, Skepticism, Young Earth Creationism

The TIES evolution education program

On the latest episode of the Ra-Men podcast, we interviewed Bertha Vazquez, Director if the TIES program (Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science), which is an educational program supported by the Richard Dawkins foundation, through which Bertha and other members of TIES give middle-school teachers the background they’ll need to teach evolution in an effective and […]

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The New Texas State Director of American Atheists

When I was elected president of Atheist Alliance of America, I had to resign my previous position, creating a vacancy: one that will be filled by a much more accomplished activist than me. She is the executive director of South Texas Atheists for Reason, the founder of Atheists Helping the Homeless of San Antonio, the […]

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