Monthly Archives: November 2015

#4: Dawkins Admits Nothing Can Persuade Him God Exists

Since the year is winding down, I think I will repost the top 5 most popular blog entries from 2015.  The fourth most popular one was entitled, “Richard Dawkins Admits That Nothing Can Persuade Him God Exists” and was posted on … Continue reading

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The Costs of Trying to Defeat Pascal’s Wager

Concerning Pascal’s Wager, I wrote: So what? When I die, I simply cease to exist. I have incurred no cost. Peter replied: I think this is a rather limited analysis of “cost”. No religion is cost-free, and Christians don’t usually … Continue reading

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Number 5: Richard Dawkins’ Net Worth

Since the year is winding down, I think I will repost the top 5 most popular blog entries from 2015.  The first one was entitled, “Richard Dawkins’ Net Worth” and was posted on January 29, 2015.  Not quite sure why … Continue reading

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ISIS: Sam Harris’s Spiritual Cousins

As we all know, Sam Harris likes to blame faith and religion for the killings caused by extremist Islamic terrorists.  In fact, after the terrorist attack in Paris, many atheists on the internet were sharing the following Sam Harris meme: … Continue reading

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Sam Harris’s Empty Attack on Pascal’s Wager

Several years ago, Sam Harris set out to refute Pascal’s Wager in the pages of the Washington Post. Harris began as follows: The coverage of my recent debate in the pages of Newsweek began and ended with Jon Meacham and … Continue reading

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Who is the Extremist?

Richard Dawkins Michael – Shadow to Light Does not think Christian theism is a reasonable position Thinks atheism is a reasonable position. Claimed religious faith “is one of the world’s greatest evils, comparable to the small pox virus.” Does not … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins Makes ISIS Stronger

Richard Dawkins could not wait to use the terrorist attack in Paris as an excuse to preach his culture wars agenda: — Richard Dawkins (@RichardDawkins) November 14, 2015 and Why are people so desperate, desperate, DESPERATE to find something, … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Haldane?

New Atheists are often proud of the fact that their familiarity with theology is so superficial. For example, philosopher Anthony Grayling rationalizes flippant dismissal of theology as follows: For example, if one concludes on the basis of rational investigation that … Continue reading

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