Monthly Archives: April 2019

Defeating Sam Harris’s Argument about Science and Religion

I thought I would take some time to look at some of the “classic” New Atheist essays where they assert the incompatibility of science and religion. Today, I will look at Sam Harris’s essay, “Science Must Destroy Religion.” Harris quickly … Continue reading

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Science and the Resurrection Belief are Not Incompatible

A common talking point in the New Atheist community is the assertion that the resurrection of Jesus contradicts science and thus must be wrong. Yet this argument is seriously misguided, as it depends on a faulty understanding of both science … Continue reading

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Secular Faith

In the following video, AOC outlines her vision of the future – an example of naive, wishful thinking.  A wondrous future (that she, of course, helped to usher in) where ex-oil workers disassemble pipe lines for the “same pay and … Continue reading

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Why believe the SPLC?

From here: Former SPLC employee Bob Moser described “the annual hate-group list” as “a valuable resource for journalists and a masterstroke of Dees’s marketing talents; every year, when the center publishes it, mainstream outlets write about the ‘rising tide of hate’ discovered … Continue reading

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The Hypocrisy of Pete Buttigieg

I don’t typically comment on politics, but when a presidential candidate launches an attack on Christians, to the point where it causes much glee among the atheist activists, I thought I would try to provide some balance. This issue? Pete … Continue reading

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Features of a Fake Hate Crime

Wilfred Reilly, a political scientist at Kentucky State, identifies features of reported hate crimes that suggest the crime is a fake: Patterns he identifies among them are the lack of evidence, reluctance to cooperate with police, sensational claims, the presence … Continue reading

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The Post-Christian World is Full of Elves

Kimberel Eventide speaks to GMB about identifying as a trans-species elf and explains what it means to be an ‘otherkin’: My favorite part is around 2:22, when the female journalist says she doesn’t want to insult the elf because she … 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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Human Pups

Ah yes, the fruits of post-modern enlightenment.  People think they are dogs: LOL.  If you’d only abandon your iron age beliefs, you too could become part of such an enlightened world. Exit question: Do these dog people engage in bestiality?

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Face of Privilege II

Meet Peggy McIntosh. If you don’t know who she is, allow Wikipedia to introduce her: Peggy McIntosh (born November 7, 1934) is an American feminist, anti-racism activist, scholar, speaker, and Senior Research Associate of the Wellesley Centers for Women. She … Continue reading

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