Monthly Archives: December 2012

I thought religion was supposed to be evil

From here: Religion binds individuals into groups through habits of altruism, creating relationships of trust strong enough to defeat destructive emotions. Far from refuting religion, the Neo-Darwinists have helped us understand why it matters. No one has shown this more … Continue reading

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Trying to deny the existence of atheist fundamentalism

Another atheist, Keith Kloor, has noticed that Dawkins, along with Jerry Coyne, are fundamentalist atheists.  Coyne, of course, does not like the label and tries to push back.  Yet none of his arguments are convincing.  Let’s have a look. Kloor … Continue reading

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Leading scientist notices that Dawkins is an embarrassing fundamentalist

Peter Higgs, who will likely win a future Nobel prize for his prediction about bosons, has noticed that popular science author Richard Dawkins is a fundamentalist: Higgs has chosen to cap his remarkable 2012 with another bang by criticising the … Continue reading

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Who should you believe?

As we saw earlier, Austin Hughes noted, “The typical scientist seemed to be a person who knew one small corner of the natural world and knew it very well, better than most other human beings living and better even than … Continue reading

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Atheist Talks about Atheist Cult

Here’s a video of one atheist activist pointing out the cult-like behavior of PZ Myers and his FTB network. The relevant material runs from 3:00 – 7:30.

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Scientists send kids to church

Here’s something that is not supposed to happen: The formula seems simple: parents pass down what they believe to their children. Atheist parents don’t believe in God or go to church, therefore…. Yet, a surprisingly large number of atheist scientists … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cake

I thought I would give you a good laugh for Christmas. It’s not a Christmas story, but if you have never heard it before, you’ll enjoy it:

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Merry Christmas!

Oh, and for anyone who has not noticed, I put an email link in the blogroll. And don’t let the Christmas tree fool you.  I really do hope you all have a great Christmas!

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Dawkins Digs the Hole Even Deeper

Looks like Dawkins has jumped the shark with his attempts to trivialize child abuse.  Check out some of the tweets responding to him:  Don’t be so silly. C’mon man, you’re descending into self parody. I admire your work but such … Continue reading

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A Defining Moment for Dawkins and the Atheists

We have all received an early Christmas present. For we have been given one of those rare moments of crystal clarity, a defining moment, where it is has been demonstrated that Richard Dawkins, along with the New Atheist movement, are … Continue reading

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