Monthly Archives: August 2013

Delusions about delusions

Surprise, surprise. The Gnu Atheist activists seem to think all religious people should be diagnosed as mentally ill because they suffer from delusions. We learn about this totally novel attack [cough] when Jerry Coyne recommended yet another atheist book to … Continue reading

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God of the Gaps Atheism

The militant atheist movement is built on the belief that there is no evidence for God. Of course, such atheists are entitled to their opinions on this matter, but because of their militancy, and the way it serves their agenda, … Continue reading

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The Chirping of the Acolytes

Despite the restrictions on critical questions, and questions that involve too much science, Dawkins’ fans continues to post some remarkably thought-provoking questions: What are some of your favorite non-scientific (not unscientific) literary works? (Poems, novels, etc.) Why? This is similar … Continue reading

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Coddling Dawkins

In October, Richard Dawkins will be promoting his new book about himself, with help from his fellow activist, Jerry Coyne. Coyne is soliciting questions from his fans with some telling restrictions: Please, though, avoid questions that involve the following: • … Continue reading

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The Atheist Wars Go On. And on.

It looks to me like the war between the Establishment Gnus (EGs) and the Social Justice Gnus (SJGs) has only intensified. The SJGs have been feeling harassed, so they strike back by labeling one atheist as mentally ill and they … Continue reading

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Gnu Atheist Fail

Jerry Coyne has written a post entitled, Double Accomodationist Fail. In it, he mocks Kenneth Miller and Francis Collins for criticizing others who use God-of-the-gaps reasoning when they themselves use God-of-the-gaps reasoning. Of course, Coyne is an expert at criticizing … Continue reading

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More Observations on the “atheist/skeptic movement”

From another atheist: There’s a subculture with a healthy Internet presence, centered around passionate advocacy for a particular ideological cause. It has several popular male leaders. These men enjoy comfortable jobs, speaking engagements and publishing credits. That places them in … Continue reading

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That’s Gotta Sting

If you didn’t know, the Gnu Atheists love, love their Mr. Deity. So fast forward past the skit to about 5 minutes into the video to watch Mr. Deity cleverly mock PZ Myers and his followers. Ouch.

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The Bad People

While PZ Myers has been busy with his rape accusations, Jerry Coyne (who remains silent about all the atheist infighting) has decided to take up his own version of social justice: In the past two weeks I’ve nearly been hit … Continue reading

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The New Atheist Sexual Harassment Timeline

If you want to remain current on the continuing accusations and threats among the New Atheists, an atheist has put together a timeline: Sexual harassment accusations in the skeptical and secular communities

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