Tag Archives: atheism

Peter Boghossian Sees the Light

It’s good to see that New Atheists have begun to figure out how reality works.  For a long time now, I have criticized one of the central claims of the New Atheist movement, the notion that if we could only … Continue reading

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Jordan Peterson Explains the Problem with Atheism

Here is a short video where Jordan Peterson explains the problem with atheism.  If you are pressed for time, the best part starts around 4 minutes, where Peterson explains why he is frustrated with Sam Harris’s faith in rationalism. Of … Continue reading

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The Death of the New Atheist Movement: Who is to Blame?

One of these days, I need to re-write the “About” section of this blog.  As regular readers may have noticed, I don’t post much about the New Atheist movement these days.  The reason is simple – the New Atheist movement … Continue reading

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More on Atheism and Postmodernism

Previously, I commented on an essay by Helen Pluckrose in a blog entry entitled, Why the Left Will Lose to the Regressive Left.  Pluckrose must have noticed my blog entry and commented on it on her FB page: I never … Continue reading

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The Atheist’s Where’s Waldo Approach

Over the years, I have shown the fatal flaws inherent in the atheists’ demand for evidence of God’s existence.  We have seen such demands completely ignore the subjective dimension of all evidence and mistakenly treat evidence as if it can … Continue reading

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Since when did the ham-handed approach become the smart approach?

Let’s consider the rationale behind Jerry Coyne’s self-image of being smarter than all theists simply because he is not a theist. Coyne wrote: And many public intellectuals—and virtually all accomplished scientists—are atheists. Why? Because there’s no credible evidence for God. … Continue reading

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Academia as Confirmation Bias

As you probably know, it is not uncommon for an atheist to cite some survey which shows  that atheism is positively correlated with a college education. This is supposed to support the subtle narrative that since intelligence and education are … Continue reading

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Atheism as Subjective Opinion

In one his speeches given in May 2012, Peter Boghossian defines atheists: The overwhelming majority of atheists don’t claim there is no god. They just claim there is not sufficient evidence to warrant belief in God. Yet multiple atheists activists … Continue reading

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Militant Atheist Murders Christian Because of Her Views About Marriage

Here’s a news story that has not received much attention: The 25-year-old Daniel E. was sentenced to life in prison by a court in Freiburg on Monday for killing his Christian student flatmate last August in a crime ruled to … Continue reading

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Dismantling the “Religion as Child Abuse” Argument

Back in July 2016, atheist Zoltan Istvan laid out his position concerning “the religious indoctrination of children.” Like some other atheists and transhumanists, I join in calling for regulation that restricts religious indoctrination of children until they reach, let’s say, 16 years of age. Once a … Continue reading

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