Monthly Archives: June 2016

Good Without God, Part 2

The community of atheist activists, who are constantly and self-righteously judging religion as evil, seem to be plagued with some very serious and persistent ethical problems.  First there were the accusations of embezzlement associated with Richard Dawkins Foundation, then the … Continue reading

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Polyamory and Camp Quest

So what triggered the implosion of one of Polyamory’s leading champions? From what I can tell, back on June 10th, an announcement appeared on Richard Carrier’s FaceBook page stating that he started working at Camp Quest.  Carrier has since claimed … Continue reading

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Investigation of Richard Carrier Expanded

From here: On June 15, 2016, we announced that we were launching a Board-led investigation into our handling of a complaint against Dr. Carrier. Since that announcement, an outside consultant was brought on board to lead the investigation. The consultant … Continue reading

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Polyamory Gone Wild

We have learned that the world’s leading Myther and outspoken feminist, well-known for scolding other New Atheist leaders for their sexual conduct, has himself been accused of sexual harassment.So serious are the accusations that Carrier has been banned from future … Continue reading

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Yet another Social Justice Atheist Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Richard Carrier, the internet blogger who sells himself as some type of leading scholar and champion of feminism, has been accused of sexual harrassment by multiple victims.  When the The FtB Ethics Committee began reviewing  some of these accusations, Carrier … Continue reading

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Expanding Secular Values

I ran across this the other day: Polyamorous Rights Advocates See Marriage Equality Coming for Them Here are some excerpts: The couple – a husband and his wife – are polyamorous, and had just moved in with their girlfriend. And … Continue reading

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New Dawkins Interview (yawn)

New Atheists are excited this morning to see a new interview of their Leader: What was striking to me is just how utterly predictable Dawkins’ responses are. He has reached the point where comes across as a politician drawing from … Continue reading

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The Academic Chair for the Study of Atheism at the University of Miami Starting to Smell Like an Advocacy Position

It looks like the man who is purchasing “the nation’s first academic chair for the study of atheism, humanism and secular ethics at the University of Miami” hates religion.  What a surprise.  Atheism motivated by hatred of religion. Who would … Continue reading

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The Rambow Effect: How Moderate Views Fuel Extremism

Henry Rambow wrote an article which essentially regurgitates Sam Harris’s argument about religious moderates being blamed for the existence of extreme religious fundamentalists. Like Harris, Rambow approaches the whole issue with incredible tunnel vision.  He seems oblivious to the fact … Continue reading

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When I google “Islamophobia,” the following definition appears: “dislike of or prejudice against Islam or Muslims, especially as a political force.” Thus, if we are to be intellectually honest and consistent, we can likewise define Christophobia as follows:  “dislike of or … Continue reading

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