Monthly Archives: December 2017

What Madness Looks Like

Social justice atheist PZ Myers once wrote, “Squatting in between those on the side of reason and evidence and those worshipping superstition and myth is not a better place. It just means you’re halfway to crazy town.” Oh, the delicious … Continue reading

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Atheism’s Slippery Relationship with the Truth

Here’s a video where Richard Dawkins asserts, “What matters is what’s true.” Yet you have to wonder if Dawkins believes this simply because he was raised in a culture that values truth and that is largely because of its theistic … Continue reading

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Is David Benatar’s Anti-natalism Rooted in Atheism?

From this article on Big Think: Welcome to anti-natalism, a small but lively corner of philosophy that, in our time of climate change, prospects of nuclear war, and divisive populist politics, has been growing of late. Though David Benatar, one … Continue reading

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Gnutopia and Incest

From here: Incest between siblings and necrophilia should be legalised, a branch of the Swedish Liberal People’s Party has argued. The Stockholm branch of the party’s youth wing (LUF) voted on the controversial motion at its annual meeting on Sunday. It called for the … Continue reading

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Determinism: Delusions and The Hive

Some painter named Raoul Martinez doesn’t want to be held responsible for his choices and actions.  He lays out the standard case for determinism in one of those slick little youtube infomercials: What’s interesting to note about this form of … Continue reading

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Postmodernists Give Us a New Sexual Identity

So it looks like this story was not a hoax, as there are people who think they have romantic and sexual relationships with inanimate objects.  It’s supposed to be called Objectum Sexuality. Let’s have a closer look from some of … Continue reading

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Goldilocks and Evidence for Christian Theism

Let me provide what I consider to be a significant piece of evidence for the truth of Christian theism. It all begins with the Goldilocks Principle.  Wikipedia describes it as follows: The Goldilocks principle is named by analogy to the … Continue reading

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Woman wants to marry light fixture

  That gender spectrum continues to expand: A British woman plans to marry a chandelier she bought online — and admits she’s hooked on “kisses and cuddles” with the dusty antique. Amanda Liberty, 33, isn’t fazed by the whopping 57 … Continue reading

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What is Secular Privilege? Here are 10 Everyday Examples

When trying to better understand what white privilege is supposed to be, I discovered a series of articles that help by providing concrete examples, such as What Is White Privilege? Here Are 9 Everyday Examples by Suzannah Weiss.   As I … Continue reading

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Defining a Determinist

A determinist is someone who thinks people should not hold him morally responsible for his actions. I see….. Wonder why that is? 😉

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