Tag Archives: Politics

March for Post-Modern Science

The March for Science apparently comes with its own particular version of the philosophy of science.  This can be clearly seen when Jerry Coyne’s views of science are contrasted with other March supporters (and the March itself). First, Coyne tells … Continue reading

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The Original March For Science Symbol

Here’s what the original March for Science symbol looked like (HT: Dhay): The web page used to say: Isn’t science apolitical? Yes. Scientists, however are not. The march is non-partisan, however it is intended to have an impact on policy … Continue reading

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March for Science: The Extreme Left’s Trojan Horse?

On the March For Science page, we currently read: Science is not a field that should be understood only by a small few — every person, from every background, deserves an education that encourages scientific learning alongside the arts and … Continue reading

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Should Political Moderates Be Blamed for Political Extremism?

I see that Jerry Coyne has criticized Katherine Cross’s call for violence.  Good for him. I wonder if Coyne now recognizes the errors in Sam Harris’s arguments against religious moderates.  According to Harris, religious moderates are just as bad as … Continue reading

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Politicizing Science

Over at his blog, atheist actvist Hemant Mehta posted the following: For the past few years, a member of Congress has introduced a resolution in the House to honor Charles Darwin on his birthday. Rep. Pete Stark (D-CA) did it … Continue reading

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Hitler vs. The AntiChrist

Over at the “Friendly” Atheist blog, someone named Sarahbeth Caplan is informing the Gnus she can no longer support evangelical Christians.  She begins as follows: I saw a post on my church’s bulletin board several weeks ago that read, “Hillary … Continue reading

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The Theocracy is Coming!

Now that Donald Trump has become President, how long before we begin to hear about The Impending Doom of the Inevitable Theocracy that is Supposed to be Right Around the Corner? It’s a favorite feverish argument of the “skeptics” everytime … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s Atheism May Have Contributed to His Campaign’s Implosion

I think it is pretty clear that as of now, Donald Trump’s campaign is imploding and he is on a pathway to a crushing defeat.  I also think that his atheism could very well have contributed to his implosion. How could … Continue reading

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Is Donald Trump an Atheist?

Recall that we are told an atheist is someone who simply lacks belief in God. From back in the summer: With this in mind, moderator Frank Luntz asked Donald Trump on Saturday, “Have you ever asked God for forgiveness?” The … Continue reading

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Atheist Presidential Candidate Wants to Make Teaching Religion to Children a Crime

I wouldn’t classify Zoltan Istvan as a leader in the New Atheist movement, but he is clearly someone who has swallowed New Atheist rhetoric and taken it to the next level. In a sense, he is one example of a … Continue reading

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