This spring, billboards sprouted across the country like cranky, God-hating daffodils. They proclaimed the bad news that God does not exist, that belief is bad for your soul, that religion enslaves–and they were met with predictable upset. Here Anthony Pinn (Humanist Institute Adjunct Faculty Member, Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities & Professor of Religious Studies at Rice University) reflects on the state of the (A)theist conversation. -Eds. rd Magazine.