Monthly Archives: July 2017

Sam Harris is a Religious Man

New Atheists like to sell themselves as people who are critical of religion, but in reality, they are better described as anti-Christian and anti-Muslim.  A nice illustration of this is Sam Harris.  As we know, Harris is a Buddhist who … Continue reading

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The Arrogant Defense of “Infant Euthanasia”

Jerry Coyne continues his effort to defend “infant euthanasia.” If you’ll remember the first time around, Coyne completely failed to address the slippery slope problem that is entailed in these calls to legalize infanticide. Given his failure to address this … Continue reading

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More Social Justice Science

Social justice ideologues continue their efforts to undermine science. From the Washington Post: Academics and scholars must be mindful about using research done by only straight, white men, according to two scientists who argued that it oppresses diverse voices and bolsters the status of … Continue reading

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Skepticism Needed

Given the popularity of fake hate crimes, I think skepticism should be the default position when it comes to such reports being used to advance someone’s socio-political agenda. A good example of this is The Friendly Atheist blog, where activist … Continue reading

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Atheism and Infanticide

Over a decade ago, I stumbled upon a guiding principle that has yet to fail me.  The principle is this:  When you encounter someone advocating for infanticide, chances are extremely high that the advocate also happens to be an atheist.  … Continue reading

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When Propagandists Promote Critical Thinking

Over at the Friendly Atheist blog, Hemant Mehta has a blog entitled “Lawrence Krauss Talks About How To Become a Better Critical Thinker.”  It amuses me that a propagandist like Mehta would try to promote critical thinking.  It’s like a … Continue reading

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Determinism and Social Justice

Jerry Coyne is once again peddling  free will denialism.  Coyne writes: As I always say, it’s easier to convince a diehard creationist of the truth of evolution than to convince a diehard atheist of the fact that our behaviors are … Continue reading

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What Can You Do With a Social Justice Degree?

Miami University offers a Social Justice Degree.  Given the cost of attendance is about $30,000 a year, what will $120,000 get you in terms of career potential?  According to the school: Several options exist for the Social Justice Studies major. … Continue reading

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