Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Theocracy Is Coming!

Professor Ceiling Cat had a hissy fit about the recent Hobby Lobby Supreme Court ruling: I could go on, but today I’m really afraid for America: afraid that, due solely to our Supreme Court, we are becoming a theocracy. There … Continue reading

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Gullible Gnus

Further evidence that Gnu atheists are enslaved to their stereotypes. Activist Jerry Coyne writes: We haven’t had a posting of crank email for a while, and since I’ll soon be leaving for the big game (baseball), I’ll do a quick … Continue reading

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Atheists as Little Children

Over at his blog, it sure looks like scientist Jerry Coyne confuses a television show with reality. He has a blog entry entitled, “And a little child shall lead them. . .” and writes, “Out of the mouths of babes … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins, the Secular Christian

Dawkins admits to being a “secular Christian”: “I would describe myself as a secular Christian in the same sense as secular Jews have a feeling for nostalgia and ceremonies,” said Dawkins. “But I am a secular Christian, if you want … Continue reading

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Sam Harris Promotes Himself by Stepping on Science

After reading through Sam Harris’s response to the Great Moral Landscape Promo, it looks like I was right when I noted, “Harris wants to dumb down the definition of science. He wants to draw upon his atheistic/Buddhist intuitions and then, … Continue reading

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The Mighty Moral Landscape Challenge

Recall that Sam Harris issued a Moral Landscape challenge. He offered a $10,000 award (which would be matched by one of his fans) to anyone who could get him to change his mind about science determining what is right and … Continue reading

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How He Sees Us

While I certainly cannot claim to know the mind of God, I sometimes wonder how God sees us. A key point to keep in mind is that God transcends our space-time reality, yet we exist within time. This would mean … Continue reading

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Because of Us

A huge obstacle in reconciling Darwinian evolution and orthodox Christianity is as follows: Darwinian evolution entails that chance plays a central part of our history, as random variations provide the material for selection to cull. So deeply ingrained is the … Continue reading

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Dawkins and the Innocence of Childhood

Tweety Dawk has more to say: Teach your child the evidence for your beliefs (if you can find any, and good luck with that). But please respect the innocence of childhood — Richard Dawkins (@RichardDawkins) June 10, 2014 Don’t worry … Continue reading

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Dawkins Goes Ballistic

Tweety Dawk is getting serious now – he is using all caps! How dare you force your dopey unsubstantiated superstitions on innocent children too young to resist? How DARE you? — Richard Dawkins (@RichardDawkins) June 10, 2014 First of all, … Continue reading

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