Category Archives: atheist wars

New Atheism’s Most Feared Super-Villian

Some atheists have begun to liken PZ Myers to a super-villain in a Batman story because of the damage he has done to the New Atheist movement.  And I can see why.  If you think about it, PZ’s destructive influence … Continue reading

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Not Everyone is Happy with Jerry Coyne’s Position

When Jerry Coyne posted his position about Lawrence Krauss, he took the highly unusual step of turning off the comments for that post.  I can’t think of a single other example when he has done that.  Of course, it’s obvious … Continue reading

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A+ Atheism on the Rise

Atheist activist organizations continue their efforts to expel Lawrence Krauss from their community.  The latest is none other than the Freedom From Religion Foundation: In light of well-documented allegations of sexual misconduct against Lawrence Krauss, and in keeping with FFRF’s … Continue reading

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Is it Finished?

First, the Richard Dawkins Foundation and Center for Inquiry suspend their association with Lawrence Krauss.  Then, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists asks him to resign. Then ASU puts him on paid leave.  The Origin Project’s ten year anniversary has … Continue reading

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How Deep Does It Cut?

Here’s some evidence that the war between the atheist factions has run deep.  Social justice atheist PZ Myers got some email, noting It used to be that I’d only get ranty, incoherent, ill-informed email from devout Christians. I guess we’ve … Continue reading

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The Endless Atheist Wars

When watching the longtime atheist wars flare up with the latest allegations of sexual misconduct, this time by Lawrence Krauss, we might want to consider that this war is not some transitory bug in the atheist activist community – it’s … Continue reading

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Sam Harris Battles a Meme

Atheist activist Dan Arel posted the following on Twitter: Classical liberals: Nazis threatening to murder people of color is just words, words can’t be violent. Also, classical liberals: Women accusing Lawrence Krauss of sexual abuse are assaulting Krauss. pic.twitter.com/1nXMe5dg2A — … Continue reading

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Still Running Hot

Matt Dillahunty has become unhinged ever since the Lawrence Krauss story broke. When he and Sam Harris tried to explain why they weren’t going to talk about the allegations in the Buzzfeed article, Matt claimed he wasn’t going to rush … Continue reading

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Report from the Warfront

February 25 – Monday – Three Days After Operation Buzzfeedfrenzy Lawrence Krauss has not yet issued any type of response to the allegations against him, even though he is being systematically deplatformed by the social justice wing of the atheist … Continue reading

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Atheist Wars Getting Hotter

I think it is becoming more clear how the recent flare up in the atheist wars is going to play out.  The social justice atheists are using the Buzzfeed article to systematically deplatform Lawrence Krauss.  I think their objective is … Continue reading

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