Monthly Archives: May 2016

Reason Rally Loses Depp

The second installment of the “Reason” rally lost its key speaker – Johnny Depp. Depp, along with his wife Amber Heard who was also scheduled to be a voice of “reason,” cancelled their appearances, probably because they are going through a … Continue reading

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Atheists Undermine Their Own Talking Point

It’s beginning to look more and more like the attempts to define atheism as a mere lack of belief in God are rooted in sneakiness and intellectual dishonesty. According to the NYT: the University of Miami received a donation in … Continue reading

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Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Argument From Evil: Toothless and Useless

The modern day atheist movement has only one argument to support atheism – The Argument From Evil.  Anytime an atheist tries to make the case that there is no God, chances are extremely high that some version of the Argument … Continue reading

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Getting Sent to the Kids Table

Over at his blog, dangerous ideas, Victor Reppert reports that Peter Boghossian has sent Reppert to the “kid’s table” because of Boghossian’s problems with reading comprehension. You can’t make this stuff up. Victor also writes: What I said was that … Continue reading

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New Atheist Subtle Attack on Science

What do you do if you are an activist who does not do science, but want your activism to be perceived as science so you can exploit the cultural authority of science to carry out your activist agenda? Well, you … Continue reading

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Friendly Atheist Claims Science and Religion are Incompatible. He’s Wrong.

Brace yourselves. The Friendly Atheist has shown us that Religion and Science are Incompatible: Oh boy. Throughout Mehta’s four minute sermon, there is not one single original thought or argument.  Instead, Mehta simple regurgitates old talking points that apparently derive … Continue reading

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Why Are Internet Atheists So Gullible?

Over at the Richard Dawkins webpage, they showcase a youtube video by internet atheist  Jaclyn Glenn entitled “How to make an atheist cry.” Glenn spends 9 minutes responding to a comment she received that began, “Warning: the following story has … Continue reading

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Understanding Why New Atheists Mock

As we have seen, ridicule and mockery of the religious are key components of the New Atheist Movement. According to John Loftus, “It’s not just the so-called “new atheists” like Richard Dawkins, Bill Maher, and PZ Myers who advocate ridicule. … Continue reading

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Friendly Atheist Insists We Should Mock the Religious

Hemant Mehta, the man who sells himself as “The Friendly Atheist,” explains why “We should absolutely mock religion.” Okay, so we’ve established that the Friendly Atheist is an oxymoron. What’s funny is how Mehta tries to rationalize this mandate to … Continue reading

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Is atheism no different than atoothfairyism?

In the syllabus for Peter Boghossian’s university class on atheistic apologetics, we are told: Logically and epistemologically, atheism is no different than atoothfairyism. Really?  In the same syllabus, we are also told: This course is a systematic examination and analysis … Continue reading

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