Monthly Archives: August 2015

Richard Dawkins Admits that Nothing Can Persuade Him God Exists

We have seen that the central claim of New Atheism – “There is no evidence for God” – is equivalent to saying “There are no Gaps.” That is, the evidence that the atheist demands is a Gap – something that … Continue reading

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Core Argument of New Atheism Defeated

Let me repost a previous blog entry that many new readers might find interesting.  I take a rather detailed look at the central New Atheist argument – science shows God does not exist – that was advocated by New Atheist … Continue reading

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The Faith of the New Atheist

Gnu activist Jerry Coyne gives a motivational speech to the troops: So yes, the debate can be “won”, not when religionists admit that their beliefs are unsupported and untestable, but when religion passes away from the world, as it is … Continue reading

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Sweden Can’t Defend Itself

Check this out: A couple of decades ago, Sweden had a strong military. Its air force was one of the capable in the world, its navy had dozens of ships and submarines, and artillery guarded the coastlines from a multitude … Continue reading

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The Horror

Very sad about lost portrait by the wonderful @Heather_Horton. Please help find it. Details:- http://t.co/PozWVRw3nr pic.twitter.com/JlQiiqZ1uE — Richard Dawkins (@RichardDawkins) August 6, 2015 Okay, maybe it’s my own twisted sense of humor, but I find it amusing that Richard Dawkins … Continue reading

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Atheist Minister Demands Right to Ban Lord’s Prayer in Church

Rev. Gretta Vosper is an ordained United Church of Canada minister. She is also an hardcore atheist. This article tells us “she is prepared to fight an unprecedented attempt to boot her from the pulpit for her beliefs.” Poor Vosper. … Continue reading

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A+ Atheists Turn on Each Other

Atheists are at each other’s throats again. This time, the rage and the hate seem to be confined to the A+ strain of New Atheism (the Radical Far Left wing of Gnu). From what I can tell, militant atheist Ophelia … Continue reading

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Steven Pinker “Reviews” Coyne’s Book

It should be no surprise that New Atheist Steven Pinker would help promote the book of his fellow culture warrior, Jerry Coyne, with a positive review. Pinker begins his review with some historical revisionism: Between 2005 and 2007, a quartet … Continue reading

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Steven Pinker’s Subtle Attack on Science

Steven Pinker relies on some rather impressive sleight of hand to defend his scientism. Like most advocates of scientism, he postures as if he is merely defending science when he wants to defend the extreme views of scientism. He is … Continue reading

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