Buy 'Godless in America'
Buy 'mere atheism'
My Blog/What's New
To the religious
Irreconcilable Differences
A violation by prayer
Answering atheism's critics
Arguing the inarguable
Baloney detection
Sagan remembered
Capitol gods, historical fictions
Chance, Karma, etc
Columbine: 5 years after
Thoughts on abortion
Divine fictions
Dueling billboards
Economic cold turkey
Election reforms
Excommunicating reason
Finding the line
The First and the 10
Freedom of the press
Friday night at Curry's
From the shores of Tripoli
Garbled 'God'
Genes don't care
Fooled again?
The Gifts We Give
'God' and the pro athlete
God losing its religions
Spotting monkey traps
Inaugurating change
ID facts and fictions
A last rite
Let us think
Lethal bliss
Memo concerning a wall
mere atheism
My left lung
Mythic Lies
The numbers game
On 'atheist' atrocities
Only words
Out of the mainstream
Q&A Dialogue with a Christian
The real war
Rebutting Rabbi Gellman
Storm story
Rosa's 'No'
Rethinking the 'A' word
Same-sex marriage
See no evil
Signs signal changing times
Sitting still?
Tom Paine
Trouble with miracles
The trouble with NOMA
Under sail
Voting for bigotry
What the thunder says
When atheists attack
When faith trumps reason
Why Darwin was right
GIA errata
e-mail me
These are some of my favorite places to visit on the web. Some have to do with atheism, free thought and religions. Others belong to friends and organizations I belong to or support, even if not a member. Then, there are those that I just like to visit from time to time because I find them informative or entertaining. I also have included links to material I have written that is located on other web sites.
  • Ebon Musings: The Atheism Pages

    Site contains original essays on a host of topics of interest to atheists and freethinkers of every stripe. Be sure to check out the Daylight Atheism Blog as well.

  • The Gathering

    Michelle Malkin is the keeper of the alt.atheism "Questions and Answers" and the list. If you have to ask about "the list," you obviously haven't been paying attention.

  • God would be an atheist...

    Martin Foreman's web site. He calls it "A rational look at religion, morality, politics and daily life." Here's another atheist speaking out, saying what needs to be said and saying it well.

  • Lori Stephens

    Lori Stephens is the author of several novels and an atheist activist who lives in Seattle.

Organizations and Publications Information and Education
  • Bad Astronomy

    Phil Plait writes, "I am an astronomer, writer, and skeptic. I like reality the way it is, and I aims to keep it that way." The statement sums up the goal of his web site.

  • BookTalk.org

    BookTalk.org is an online discussion community that focuses on writing of interest to freethinkers. You do have to register to participate, but there's no charge and the process is relatively painless.

  • butterfliesandwheels.com

    A site devoted to "fighting fashionable nonsense."

  • The Carl Sagan Portal

    On December 20, 2006 we observed the 10th anniversary of the death of Dr. Carl Sagan. We remember him for his humanity, his unfailing support of science and reason and his many contributions to astronomy and planetary science. He is missed. His legacy endures.

  • Critical Thinking on the Web

    A directory of quality online resources devoted to, you guessed it, critical thinking

  • CSI On-Line: Scientifically Investigating Paranormal and Fringe Science Claims

    The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry investigates claims of the paranormal and other fringe science from the standpoint of responsible scientific criteria and reports the results. Their publication, "Skeptical Inquirer," is widely read.

  • Darwin Digital Library of Evolution

    The Darwin Digital Library states that its goal is to make the full literature of evolutionary theory available online within a coherent historical framework.

  • RichardDawkins.net

    Richard Dawkins Net is divided into two section. One is the official Richard Dawkins web site, a place to learn about his work and related topics. The other is the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, a non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of the human species through the promotion of rationalism and humanism.

  • Encyclopedia Mythica

    An internet encyclopedia of mythology, folklore and religion.

  • EServer.org. Accessible Writing

    A publishing cooperative based at the University of Iowa that currently makes about 35,000 books available online at no charge.

  • First Amendment Center

    Dedicated to the protection of all the freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment: freedom of speech, the press, religion, assembly and the right to petition government.

  • Freedom Forum

    "A nonpartisan foundation dedicated to free press, free speech and free spirit for all people. The foundation focuses on three priorities: the Newseum, the First Amendment and newsroom diversity."

  • The Huxley File

    A great resource for anyone interested in the life and work of Thomas H. Huxley, who earned the nickname "Darwin's Bulldog" because of his unflagging, though not uncritical, support for the work of Charles Darwin.

  • NSDL — The National Science Digital Library

    Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, the NSDL is an online library for education and research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

  • Newseum

    "The world's most interactive museum."

  • Scientific American

    Home base for Scientific Amerian magazine. There is lots of information here that can be accessed. Of course, there also is a place to subscribe to the magazine if you are so inclined.

  • The Secular Web

    Maintained by the Internet Infidels, this mammoth site is chock full of debates, books, essays and various other kinds of information about atheism, materialism, science, etc. If you are interested in anything remotely touching on a naturalistic world view, this is a great place to start and an indispensable source of information.

  • The Skeptic's Dictionary

    An online dictionary containing articles of interest to skeptics or those who are just curious.

  • Smithsonion Institution

    Gateway to the Smithsonian's many museums and exhibits.

  • Talk Origins Archive

    This site developed from the usenet newsgroup talk.origins and contains a wealth of information on evolution (the facts and the theory) and creationism, including its latest iteration, Intelligent Design. It's a great resource for those who are interested in going beyond the media hype and conducting an honest investigation.

  • Understanding Evolution

    Understanding Evolution is a non-commercial educational resource exploring evolutionary biology and the history of life on earth. It's a good starting point for those who want to know the basics of how evolution works.

  • Urban Legends Reference Pages

    Want to check out the accuracy of the latest inbox mailing that got broadcast to you and dozens of others. Those outrageous claims about Hillary, the ACLU, etc., may not be true after all. Here's a place to start checking.

  • VoS — Voice of the Shuttle

    The Voice of the Shuttle is a huge database of documents and information related to the humanities. It's well worth a look.

News and commentary Blogs I like
  • Informed Comment

    Juan Cole's site is a good source of information about what is going on in the Middle East, especially Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Pharyngula

    Biologist PZ Myers holds forth on science, atheism and a host of other topics in one of the most popular blogs on the internet.

  • Talking Points Memo

    Must reading for all the political junkies out there.

  • Why Evolution Is True

    Jerry Coyne's excellent science blog. Named after his outstanding book on the evidence for evolution.

Bible Stuff
  • the Skeptic's Annotated Bible

    A verse by verse analysis of the King James Version of the Bible. Also home to the Skeptic's Annotated Quran and the Skeptic's Annotated Book of Mormon.

  • Early Christian Writings

    Peter Kirby's site is a collection of early Christian writings that is as complete as your are likely to find anywhere. It includes thorough documentation and is a treasure trove of information about extra-biblical narratives and the state of belief in the early Christian churches.

  • Pagan Origins of the Christ Myth

    As the title suggests, this site is devoted to the exploration of pagan sources for the Christian mythos.

Entertainments Humor Celebrations
  • Darwin Day Celebration

    Celebrate the birthday of the British naturalist every year and plan to observe the 200th anniversary of his birth in 2009.

  • National Day of Reason

    Held every year on the same date as the "National Day of Prayer" by those who think nothing fails like prayer and nothing works as well as reason.

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