Monthly Archives: September 2014

Using the Science Classroom to Advance a Sectarian Agenda

David Barash writes: EVERY year around this time, with the college year starting, I give my students The Talk. It isn’t, as you might expect, about sex, but about evolution and religion, and how they get along. More to the … Continue reading

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Atheist Uses Science Classroom to Promote Atheism

Psychologist David Barash, who teaches at a public (taxpayer-funded) university, brags that he teaches the atheist meme of “science and religion being incompatible” in his science class. When I get some more time, I will comment on this highly inappropriate … Continue reading

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Gullible Skeptics

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Does Not Practice What He Preaches

Tyson was preaching on Twitter: If your belief system is not founded in an objective reality, you should not be making decisions that affect other people. — Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) September 15, 2014 Gee. And just who gets to … Continue reading

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Passes On Urban Legend as Truth

I’m not surprised.  Given that Tyson has a track record of making up facts, why not also go ahead and try to pass off legends as truth? One thing is starting to become clear – while Tyson has made himself … Continue reading

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Can you trust Neil deGrasse Tyson?

It looks like atheist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who likes to posture as if he is the Ambassador of Science, has a track record of fabricating accounts and quotes: At this point, I’m legitimately curious if any quotes or anecdotes peddled … Continue reading

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Nick Cohen Tries to Deny the Existence of Militant Atheists

Militant atheists don’t like people noticing they are militant. In fact, Nick Cohen denies the existence of militant atheists with some rhetoric: My family went into central London last week. After they’d gone, I found myself checking the web for … Continue reading

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Sam Harris’s Lame Argument

Let’s refute one of Sam Harris’s arguments. After three hours of conversation, I turn off my tape recorder, which is around the time I can’t help myself: I push back. When I tell Harris I’m an agnostic, he tells me … Continue reading

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Gnu Atheists Starting to Show Respect for the Spiritual

Earlier this morning, I noticed that Jerry Coyne had a post entitled, “David Brooks and his weakness for the spiritual” and promoted it on twitter: David Brooks and his weakness for the spiritual — Jerry Coyne (@Evolutionistrue) September 6, … Continue reading

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Sam Harris Continues to Expose the Religious Side of Atheism

Atheism is supposed to be nothing more than a lack of God belief. But if we consider the empirical evidence – focusing on what leading atheists claim and do – that’s just a dictionary definition that is rapidly becoming an … Continue reading

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