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Feminst Leader Illustrates Atheism’s Problem With Morality

Mark Schierbecker, from The College Fix, does some reporting about Richard Carrier being accused of sexual harassment in an article entitled, “Popularizer of social-justice atheism can’t believe he’s accused of sexually harassing students.”  He includes some more details of Richard … 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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Another New Atheist Attacks Monogamy

I had some fun mocking Dawkins’ logically inconsistent/incoherent defense of adultery in the last post (something I originally posted here about 3 years ago), but there is a dark side to his “argument.” Reconsider one of his claims: Just as … Continue reading

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Rise Above Our Nature?

A few years back Richard Dawkins wrote an article entitled Banishing the Green-Eyed Monster.  In it, he puts his Gnu sense of morality on display.  He begins by arguing that politicians have a duty to lie when it comes to … Continue reading

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New Atheism Has a Real Problem with Morality

Michael Robbins has written a review of a book and uses the review to criticize the New Atheists and this greatly upset the militant atheist activist Jerry Coyne, who posted with a 3800 word reply that once again whines about … Continue reading

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Sam Harris Promotes Himself by Stepping on Science

After reading through Sam Harris’s response to the Great Moral Landscape Promo, it looks like I was right when I noted, “Harris wants to dumb down the definition of science. He wants to draw upon his atheistic/Buddhist intuitions and then, … Continue reading

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The Mighty Moral Landscape Challenge

Recall that Sam Harris issued a Moral Landscape challenge. He offered a $10,000 award (which would be matched by one of his fans) to anyone who could get him to change his mind about science determining what is right and … Continue reading

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Professor Coyne Struggles with Morality

Ross Douthat points out one of the problem in Jerry Coyne’s thinking when it comes to morality: Coyne proposes three arguments in favor of a cosmopolitan altruism, two of which are circular: Making a “harmonious society” and helping “those in … Continue reading

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Harris Challenges The World

It looks like Sam Harris is feeling ignored: It has been nearly three years since The Moral Landscape was first published in English, and in that time it has been attacked by readers and nonreaders alike. Many seem to have … Continue reading

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Gnutopia and Animal Love

Philosopher Peter Singer has leaned heavily on his atheistic worldview to support bestiality: Having “established” that bestiality isn’t rare, Singer says that although the Judeo-Christian tradition maintains a gulf between men and animals, this may be just a Western construction. … Continue reading

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