Recent Entries by Debbie Goddard

Secular Campus Group’s Office Vandalized; Group Responds

May 10, 2012

This morning the Titans for Reason, the secular pro-science student group at California State University – Fullerton, found their on-campus office space vandalized, apparently by a religious individual or group.

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Blogs Are Valuable and Enrich the Discourse, Says Study. I Agree.

January 12, 2012

Some commenters say they’re tired of skeptics and freethinkers talking about sexism and privilege; some accuse and of being echo chambers and commenters of being “ditto-heads” (a term I’d never seen before). In my own organization, there are a few individuals who downplay the value of the skeptic/freethought blogosphere instead of seeing it as a valuable space for getting feedback, evaluating interest, building connections, and impacting attitudes, among other things.

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Video posted: “Diversity in the Atheist Movement”

May 02, 2011

Greta Christina, Jen McCreight ("Blag Hag" ), & I discussed diversity and outreach at the AHA conference last month.

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More “Fan” Mail: How Are We Secular Humanists So Sure We’re Right, Huh?

August 05, 2010

Hissing like vampires, scurrying like cockroaches: e-mailer pulls no punches when describing us poor, deluded nonbelievers.

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Witches put demons in Halloween candy?  More could believe that’s true than you might think.

October 30, 2009

For most Americans, the idea of angels and demons in the world—even in our candy!—isn’t as far-fetched as skeptics might hope...

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Penn Jillette Celebrates Blasphemy Day in “Penn Says”

September 29, 2009

Magician, entertainer, and gadfly Penn Jillette introduces the history of Blasphemy Day, then blasphemes (of course!).

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Story Time with Pastor Matutis: Mandatory demon-filled swine flu vaccinations coming soon

September 23, 2009

A pastor shares his prophetic end-time anti-vax vision with the Center for Inquiry

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Atheist.  Rapper.  Homophobe.  Should the “atheist movement” withhold support?

September 17, 2009

Recent creative efforts by "atheist rapper" Charlie Check'm have led many atheists to turn their backs. Should we?

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“What’s your sign?”  When Good Conversation Goes Woo

May 18, 2009

Making friends, or making a point? My attempt not to be a crankypants skeptic when astrology comes up with new potential friends

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“The Unbelievers”: Video takes a look at the Metro State Atheists at MSCD

May 05, 2009

CFI campus affiliate Metro State Atheists is featured in a new short documentary video by a UC Denver student.

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