Monthly Archives: July 2015

Lawrence Krauss Needlessly Shreds His Credibility

Richard Dawkins sidekick, Lawrence Krauss, has been repeating Dawkins crackpot notions about child abuse and religion, this time with a twist: Theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss recently doubled down on his claim that teaching creationism to children was a form of … Continue reading

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Good Question

At the dinner, my friend said he admired a book I didn’t like, so I sent him a copy of a review of the book I’d written. The review tipped my friend off that I was a Christian. His response … Continue reading

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NSFW: New Atheist Battle

Feminist gnu activist Ophelia Benson posted a short anti-pornography article and Richard Carrier immediately showed up to defend porn by bragging about his own experience with his numerous girlfriends. Carrier felt the need to share that many of his girlfriends … Continue reading

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Modern Day Atheism is Theology

The core “argument” of modern day atheism is the Demand For Evidence. As we all know, the modern atheist insists “there is no evidence for God” and then dares you to show he is wrong by providing the evidence. From … Continue reading

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The Modern Secular Man

As I write this, my children are asleep in their room, Loretta Lynn is on the stereo, and my wife is out on a date with a man named Paulo. It’s her second date this week; her fourth this month … Continue reading

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More Delicate Atheists in Action

We’ve seen before that modern day atheists are delicate, fragile little flowers. They are so easily traumatized by public displays of religiosity, they have even formed an organization devoted to turning the public square into one big Atheist Safe Space. … Continue reading

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More Censorship From Jerry Coyne

Recall that last month, Gnu activist Jerry Coyne found a way to merge his need to censor opposing views with his desire to bully other people: So Coyne, who postures as a Champion of Free Speech, asks his readers to … Continue reading

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Dawkins Gets Something Right

Another counterfactual: if the South had won the civil war, not a single one of us would be here. A world full of other people would be here — Richard Dawkins (@RichardDawkins) June 30, 2015 Yes, Richard, it is all … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at an Atheist’s Evidential Needs

We’ve seen what Professor Coyne would count as evidence for the truth of Christianity/existence of God. So let’s have a look. “The following (and admittedly contorted) scenario would give me tentative evidence for Christianity. Suppose that a bright light appeared … Continue reading

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Jerry Coyne’s Evidential Demands

According to Dhay: Looks like like in FvF Jerry Coyne has updated what he would count as ‘Gap as evidence’; I quote this from Nick Peters’ Facebook page for 26 June 2015: So on pages 118-119, Coyne tells us that … Continue reading

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