Category Archives: atheist wars

Coyne Throttles Myers

I’ve been warning about the dangers of politicizing science.  Jerry Coyne recently provided a nice example concerning PZ Myers, a huge supporter of the March for Science (HT: Dhay). Watch as Coyne takes the social justice atheist to the woodshed: … Continue reading

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Atheist Activists Come Unhinged

As we all know, the atheist activists like to promote themselves as champions of reason, science, and evidence.  Yet as we also know, the supposed love of reason, science, and evidence has failed to keep various New Atheists from going … Continue reading

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Hope For the New Atheists?

Over the last couple of years, I have documented the demise of the New Atheist movement.  And as we have seen over the last eight years, without their Common Enemy to focus their negativity, the internet atheist community consistently lashed out … Continue reading

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New Atheist Author Raises the White Flag

I want to draw your attention to the Boghossian article I mentioned earlier.  While Boghossian does his best to talk up New Atheism as something that is very culturally significant, he actually illustrates the demise of New Atheism. New Atheism … Continue reading

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Atheist Thunderfoot Excoriates Richard Carrier

Since the topic is Richard Carrier, the video content is NSFW:

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Richard Carrier Accuses Ex-Lover of Harassment and Claims He Will Sue PZ Myers

Blogger Richard Carrier, champion of the Mythers and advocate for polyamorphory, is firing his heavy artilery at his old allies.  Here is a sampling of Carrier’s latest round of accusations and complaints from his new blog: In actual fact, the … Continue reading

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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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Good without God

The core message of atheist activism is that the world would be a better place without religion.  At best, this message is wishful thinking.  We can know this because we have an example of a community without religion – the … Continue reading

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Friendly Atheist Can’t See the Elephant in the Room

The Friendly Atheist is dismayed by the fact that the 2016 Reason Rally was a flop: That wasn’t supposed to happen. After all, our community has grown over the past four years, there was no rain this time around, and … Continue reading

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The Saga Continues……

A few weeks back, a skeptic’s organization appearing to stand on principle disinvited Richard Dawkins from their meeting: The Northeast Conference on Science & Skepticism has withdrawn its invitation to Richard Dawkins to participate at NECSS 2016. We have taken … Continue reading

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