Monthly Archives: February 2016

Are New Atheists Being Nudged to the Back of the Bus?

I think we have more evidence for the decline of New Atheism, for it appears the larger skeptic community is gently nudging them to the back of the bus. Exhibit A: The upcoming 2016 Reason Rally. In 2012, there were … Continue reading

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New Atheist Promotes “AIDS Cure”

Atheist activist Bill Maher recently helped promote a quack who claims he cured Charlie Sheen, and entire countries, of AIDS with the milk of arthritic goats: Maher hosted—and seemed to take seriously—Dr. Samir Chachoua, who famously injected himself with Charlie … Continue reading

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Rare Earth

I thought this was interesting: A new study suggests that there are around 700 quintillion planets in the universe, but only one like Earth. It’s a revelation that’s both beautiful and terrifying at the same time. Astrophysicist Erik Zackrisson from Uppsala University in Sweden … Continue reading

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A Better Understanding of the New Atheists

We have seen that New Atheists are motivated by more than the supposed lack of evidence for the existence of God.  In addition, they also perceive God as some type of Evil Monster.  This additional motivation/perspective nicely illustrates that even … Continue reading

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The Saga Continues……

A few weeks back, a skeptic’s organization appearing to stand on principle disinvited Richard Dawkins from their meeting: The Northeast Conference on Science & Skepticism has withdrawn its invitation to Richard Dawkins to participate at NECSS 2016. We have taken … Continue reading

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Is Lack of Religion Connected to a Lack of Respect for Free Speech?

New Atheists love to create and cite correlations that just happen to support their anti-religious agenda.  A very common example is to compare the United States to certain countries in Europe, where the argument is that the less religious the society, … Continue reading

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Dawkins Displays His Authoritarian Nature

In the past, we have seen that New Atheist activist Jerry Coyne becomes troubled when people with opposing views are allowed a platform to speak.  New Atheist activist Richard Dawkins recently showed his own version of authoritarianism: Why in the … Continue reading

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It Figures

I was checking out the reviews for Dan Barker’s new anti-God book and saw this: In the foreword, Richard Dawkins explains that he got more flak for one particular sentence in the God Delusion than the rest of the book … Continue reading

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Why Evidence is Irrelevant for New Atheists

Dawkins tweets: My dear friend @DanBarkerFFRF has written a wonderful book for which I have written the foreword. https://t.co/pnQHaQBwps — Richard Dawkins (@RichardDawkins) February 12, 2016 As we have seen, for atheists like Dawkins, there is nothing that could ever … Continue reading

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The Worst Atheist Book?

Philosopher Edward Feser wrote a short review of Coyne’s New Atheist book: Faith versus Fact is some kind of achievement. Biologist Jerry Coyne has managed to write what might be the worst book yet published in the New Atheist genre. … Continue reading

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