The Neural Gourmet posted The giant list of atheist blogs (Mojoey's Atheist Blogroll) today. A few other bloggers are doing the same thing. I like the idea. It helps build our community rankings in Technorati. Each link counts. I'm rated in the Top 10K. It is a reflection of other people linking back to my blog. As an added bonus, any time somebody links to me, it helps build my blog credibility with search engines. I do the same when I post stories linking to other blogs. Cross posting helps build our community. It is something we should do more often.
I plan to start a regular a new feature tentatively called "the best of the Atheist Blogroll". I don't know if "the best of" is accurate , it might end up as a "survey of blogs" or "this week on the Atheist blogroll". I'm still working on the concept. The point is, I will review the best posts from a handful of blogroll members each week, along with my normal misspellings and snarky comments of course. I encourage my fellow bloggers to do something like this.
I would also like to suggest we have a 2007 best blog award for blogroll members. You know - 2007 blog of the year, best Atheist photoblogger, best post of the year, that kind of thing. I would like to solicit comments and suggestions. Please send me an email or post here if you have any ideas.