Monthly Archives: November 2014

Jerry Coyne’s Book, “Faith Vs. Fact,” is Incompatible with Science

Jerry Coyne is trying to cash in on the New Atheist Movement by writing and selling a book that purports to show religion and science are incompatible. On Amazon, his book is described as follows: In his provocative new book, … Continue reading

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Paranoid Dawk

Tweety Dawk had a scare: What if McCain had won & then died? Frederic Rich's nightmare novel, Christian Nation, traces President Palin's lead to Christian fascism. — Richard Dawkins (@RichardDawkins) November 27, 2014 He then tweets about this 3-4 more … Continue reading

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Selfish Sam Plugs His Book

Sam Harris wants us to believe that science, along with the special science of your mind, teaches us there is no self. Yet it never ceases to fascinate me that someone who peddles this Iron Age belief at the same … Continue reading

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Trying to Defend the New Atheists Leaders

Reza Aslan wrote a stinging criticism of the New Atheists, causing Heather Hastie to desperately try to defend her idols. Harris and Dawkins have been labelled “New” atheists. According to Aslan, “they give atheism a bad name”. He then does … Continue reading

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Where are the Street Epistemologists?

A little over a year ago, John Loftus excitedly reviewed Peter Boghossian’s silly book as follows: Peter Boghossian’s new brilliant book will change our nomenclature and effectiveness in disabusing believers of their faith. His book will definitely change the religious … Continue reading

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Liars

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Getting Sent to the Kid’s Table

Peter Boghossian did his “adult/childs table” schtick on his Twitter/Facebook page: If you’ve been relegated to the Kid’s Table because you can’t have an adult conversation, I’ve banned you & won’t be able to see your tweets Some of the … Continue reading

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Peter Boghossian Has a Verbal Tic

As we all know, one of the ways that Peter Boghossian attacks people of faith is by ridiculing them as being childish. He likes to say that religious people don’t belong at the “adult table” and instead belong at the … Continue reading

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New Atheist Leader Tries to Defend the Raelians. Take 2.

Tulse continued with his/her gentle criticisms: Jerry, I hate disagreeing with you, but I would suggest it is prudent to be cautious about research reported in a journal with a very clear bias, and that reports on other research that … Continue reading

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New Atheist Leader Tries to Defend the Raelians

There was another person who dared to criticize Prof. Coyne for promoting Raelian pseudoscience as science. His/her name is “Tulse.” Tulse made several of the same critiques that I have made, but did so as gently as possible. It is … Continue reading

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