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Are Draq Queens Modern Day Versions of Blackface?

I don’t see any significant difference between Blackface and Drag queens. Consider their descriptions from Wikipedia: Blackface is a form of theatrical make-up used predominantly by non-black performers to represent a caricature of a black person. The practice gained popularity … Continue reading

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Is the New Zealand Shooter a “Christian Terrorist?”

I have seen several Tweets out there now asserting that the New Zealand shooter was a “Christian terrorist.”  While it’s obvious he is a terrorist, is there any evidence he is a Christian?  I can’t find any.  All the evidence … Continue reading

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When Mass Murder Becomes Activism

I’m sure you have heard about the New Zealand shooting by now.  It is yet another horrible atrocity, but this time, I did watch the video and did read the killer’s manifesto.  There is something very creepy about it all.  … Continue reading

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The Inevitability of Climate Change

A few days ago, social justice atheist PZ Myers had a blog post entitled, “Doom, doom, doom, doom.”  It links to an article describing just how bad the effects of climate change will be and PZ then comments: Future generations … Continue reading

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What Kids Can Do About Climate Change

On March 15th, kids are supposed to go on strike from school to protest the lack of action on climate change.  In addition, We strike to support the Green New Deal. Outrage has swept across the United States over the … Continue reading

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Has Extraterrestrial Intelligence Been Discovered?

From this article: Jareth Nebula might live on earth but he firmly believes he belongs on another planet. The 33-year-old, who was born a woman but transitioned to become a man when he was 29, now believes he doesn’t fit … Continue reading

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When Sam Harris Finally Made Sense To Me

Sam Harris had always been something of a mystery to me. How so? Harris is one of the Four Horsemen, along with Dawkins, Hitchens, and Dennett. But something didn’t make sense. I knew who Dawkins was. I knew who Hitchens … Continue reading

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The New Atheist Movement: An Autopsy

There seem to be more and more articles out there trying to explain the demise of the New Atheist movement.  Since none of these articles seems especially insightful to me , as a long time observer of the New Atheist movement, … Continue reading

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New Atheism Was a Reaction to 9/11

A couple more articles about the death of the New Atheist movement have been recently published.  Atheist Adam Lee mentions them: Is the New Atheist movement dead? If it’s not, a lot of people seem prepared to write its obituary. … Continue reading

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Free Will and Naturalism

Jerry Coyne continues to obsess about free will, as he responds to a short book entitled, Free: Why Science Hasn’t Disproved Free Will. What’s clear to me is that Coyne’s version of naturalistic atheism is incompatible with libertarian free will, … Continue reading

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