Category Archives: Religion

God of the Gaps Atheism

The militant atheist movement is built on the belief that there is no evidence for God. Of course, such atheists are entitled to their opinions on this matter, but because of their militancy, and the way it serves their agenda, … Continue reading

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Atheists have a Religion and Church

It’s official.  Atheists have now secured their own religion and church: The IRS Officially Recognizes the Satanic Temple as a Church Of course, this does not mean all atheists are Satanists.  Yet as we proceed further into the post-Christian era, … Continue reading

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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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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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When Atheists Push Religion on Others

On March 29, the “Friendly Atheist” posted a blog entry entitled, Quebec is on the Verge of Banning All Religious Symbols for Public Officials. Mehta wrote: Since his election in October, Quebec’s premier François Legault has vowed to stop government … Continue reading

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Is Religious Belief Always Bad?

Anti-religious activist Richard Carrier wrote a blog posting entitled, “What’s the Harm? Why Religious Belief Is Always Bad.”  Carrier comes up with a way to take a common New Atheist talking point and turn it into almost 6000 words of … Continue reading

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Physicist Sean Carroll Misrepresents Science

Several years ago, physicist Sean Carroll laid out his core argument for the “incompatibility” of science and religion: The reason why science and religion are actually incompatible is that, in the real world, they reach incompatible conclusions. It’s worth noting … Continue reading

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The Intersectionals: a Secular Religion

Here’s a good article that touches on some of the religious dimensions of today’s secular social justice ideologues: It was always foolish to believe that a less Christian America would be a less religious America. The demise of religion among … Continue reading

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Should Darwin Day Instead Be George Washington Carver Day?

This is the time of the year when American politicians want the American government to officially designate February 12th as “Darwin Day.” Rep. James Himes [D-CT-4] has proposed this in House Resolution 699: Supports the designation of Darwin Day. Recognizes Charles … Continue reading

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Jerry Coyne: Mighty Slayer of Straw Men

Another scientist, this time physicist Tom McLeish, has argued against the notion that science and religion are incompatible.  And sure enough, activist Jerry Coyne is again unnerved and feels the need to fire off a rapid response. But before looking … Continue reading

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