Infosnacking with The Friendly Atheist

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

Aug. 12, 2009

Nine year-old's discovery of spearhead skewers Creation Musuem

There's probably no Cod, but don't overfish anyway

Greenpeace in Canada has decided to put up billboards to raise consciousness about the problems of overfishing.  The slogan is eerily similar to those seen on atheist buses…

Return of the Iowa bus ads

The Iowa Atheist Bus ads were put up, forced down, and then put back up again, all in a matter of days!  Kudos to the Iowan atheists for standing their ground and everyone who supported them!

What to do about Father Tom?

What would you do if there was a pedophile priest in your family?  Would you shun him?  Hug him over holidays?  One person shares his experience in this situation.





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.