Infosnacking with The Friendly Atheist

A weekly commentary by Hemant Mehta, adapted from his blog "The Friendly Atheist."

Oct. 14, 2009

2012 Presidential Election: Obama vs. Creationist?

The current crop of Republicans whose names have come up as potential nominees to run for President in 2012 seem to have one thing in common: they don't accept evolution.

The Polish Eucharist Was Actually a… What?!

Holy Communion! Eating the body of Christ and drinking his blood is weird enough as it is. In Poland, a priest found a way to make it horrifying. He discovered that the wafer he was about to give parishioners wasn't a wafer at all – it was a piece of a human heart!

Now, some are claiming it's the remains of Jesus (no joke).

Jesus Is Your New Health Care

Don't worry about any new healthcare bill going through Congress right now. Just put your trust in Jesus. Because he is your new healthcare.

Sell the Vatican, Feed the World

Comedienne Sarah Silverman has a solution to the poverty crisis.  It's so simple I wonder why we didn't think of it before…



About Hemant Mehta, The Friendly Atheist

Hemant Mehta is the Chair of the Secular Student Alliance (SSA) Board of Directors. He has worked with the Center for Inquiry and is also an SSA representative to the Secular Coalition for America. Hemant received national attention, including being featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal, for his work as the "eBay Atheist." Hemant's blog can be read at and his book "I Sold My Soul on eBay" (WaterBrook Press) is now in bookstores everywhere. He currently works as a high school math teacher in the suburbs of Chicago.