Update: After receiving the $534 from Atheists Giving Aid Andrew was able to pay most of the cremation bill from the funeral home. He is still struggling with the grieving process and would still love to hear your kind words of support. Either comment here or email us to send the message on to Andrew.
Hi, my name is Andrew Berkey and I live in Morris Minnesota. I attend the University of Minnesota Morris and am a political science major. On June 29th at approximately 1 am my father committed suicide in Glenwood Minneosta, about a half an hour from where I live. He was camping with a friend...
Name: Ryan Carnett
Location: Springfield, MO
Former Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational Christian
Name: Rachel Head
Location: Emporia, KS
Former Religious Affiliation: Mormon and Wiccan
Label: Atheist, Humanist
For many years now all I have heard from Christians are that they have god given morals that somehow give them the ability to do better at life than anyone else. Their god, scriptures, and set of moral codes ensure that they are the higher authority on not only morality but in all areas of life. So I decided to see if this was true.
Atheists overall have lower poverty rates than Christians, Society Without God (Zuckerman, 2008). This is due to the psychology of religion leaching onto the poor to give them hope and security that after all of this pain and suffering there is a better eternal...
Name: Taylor Richard
Location: Des Moines, IA
Former Religious Affiliation: Christian, Jewish
Affiliated Organization: Drake University Secular Student Alliance