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Jeffrey Taylor: The Delicate, Angry Atheist

Jeffrey Taylor is an angry atheist who writes for salon.com. As you might guess, the angry atheist is once again angry. And what makes the angry atheist angry? Religion. Of course. Taylor’s recent excuse to coddle and nurture his anger … Continue reading

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University of Michigan Professor Admits She is a Hater

Susan J. Douglas is a professor of communications at the University of Michigan. She writes: I hate Republicans. I can’t stand the thought of having to spend the next two years watching Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Ted Cruz, Darrell Issa … Continue reading

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The Incompatibility of Politics and Science: Case Study #1

As we have seen, politics and science are incompatible. Let us begin a series of case studies to help demonstrate such incompatibility. Today, let us consider how scientist Jerry Coyne sought to explain the recent disasterous defeat of Democratic candidates … Continue reading

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Science and Politics are Incompatible

One of the core arguments of the New Atheist movement insists that science and religion are “incompatible.” Scientists are not supposed to be religious and if anyone truly values science, they are supposed to abandon their religion. The argument is … Continue reading

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Fake Hate

It looks like we live in a culture where more and more people, many with a social agenda, are willing to deceive others by pretending to be victims of hate. Consider a few examples: A threatening message posted to a … Continue reading

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Once Again, New Atheists Pretend to Know What They Don’t Know

Edwin Lyngar promotes a new book in a blog entry entitled “Christian right’s rage problem: how white fundamentalists are roiling America.” The book being promoted actually has the following title: To the Far Right Christian Hater … You Can Be … Continue reading

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Liars

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Hypersensitive Flowers

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker recently tweeted “Philippians 4:13.” This caused the activists for the Freedom From Religion Foundation to go into full meltdown mode: To say, “I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me”, seems more like a … Continue reading

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New Atheism and Science are Incompatible

One of the core arguments of the New Atheist movement insists that science and religion are “incompatible.” Scientists are not supposed to be religious and if anyone truly values science, they are supposed to abandon their religion. The argument is … Continue reading

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Professor Assaults First Amendment

Anthea Butler is an associate professor of religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania. She has called for the arrest of the people who made the anti-Islamic movie and actually tried to defend such a stupid position by using the … Continue reading

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