Category Archives: Jerry Coyne

Muddled Thinking from Jerry Coyne

Conrad Black wrote an article entitled, “I put this as simply as possible: Many atheists are excellent, but atheism itself is hurting the West.”  Black has a good grasp on your average New Atheist: I have had as much as … Continue reading

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The Worst Atheist Book?

Philosopher Edward Feser wrote a short review of Coyne’s New Atheist book: Faith versus Fact is some kind of achievement. Biologist Jerry Coyne has managed to write what might be the worst book yet published in the New Atheist genre. … Continue reading

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Times Higher Education Reporter Puts Spotlight on Jerry Coyne’s Blog and Its “Bile”

Writing for the Times Higher Education, Matthew Reisz, recalls a previous article: Five years ago, I wrote an article arguing that the idea of a “war” between science and religion is not a very helpful one, given that “all-out wars … Continue reading

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Unhinged

Two terrorists murder 14 people in San Bernardino and how does New Atheist activist Jerry Coyne react?  He blames Republicans: The Republicans are an odious and now a murderous party. As I mentioned before, when we should be united against the … Continue reading

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More Coyne Hilarity

I just checked Jerry Coyne’s blog and, well, have a look at some of the LOLz on his blog. Sure enough, Coyne, who has this issue with spelling “twitter,” was indeed easily duped by the Kim Davis troll/Poe: Speaking of … Continue reading

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More Censorship From Jerry Coyne

Recall that last month, Gnu activist Jerry Coyne found a way to merge his need to censor opposing views with his desire to bully other people: So Coyne, who postures as a Champion of Free Speech, asks his readers to … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at an Atheist’s Evidential Needs

We’ve seen what Professor Coyne would count as evidence for the truth of Christianity/existence of God. So let’s have a look. “The following (and admittedly contorted) scenario would give me tentative evidence for Christianity. Suppose that a bright light appeared … Continue reading

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Jerry Coyne’s Evidential Demands

According to Dhay: Looks like like in FvF Jerry Coyne has updated what he would count as ‘Gap as evidence’; I quote this from Nick Peters’ Facebook page for 26 June 2015: So on pages 118-119, Coyne tells us that … Continue reading

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Is Jerry Coyne’s New Book a Flop?

It’s beginning to look like Jerry Coyne’s new book, Fact vs. Faith, is a flop. It has been over five weeks since it was published and since then, we have seen only one review in a mainstream publication – the … Continue reading

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Responding to New Atheist Talking Points

Since it has been almost three weeks since the last review of Coyne’s new book appeared in a mainstream media outlet, I’ll have to settle for some excerpts posted by one of Coyne’s fans on Amazon.com. Coyne wrote: My thesis … Continue reading

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