Gee, it must be a day ending in Y, for there’s a new deliberate misrepresentation of something Richard Dawkins said…
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While the bar named after Hitchens closes its doors, the world around it is dismantling everything that he defended in his life and his works.
Charlatanry has lost another round to Reason in the cradle of Enlightenment
The European Skeptics Congress 2019 will take place this year in Ghent (Belgium), from August 29 to September 1st —…
Quentin Tarantino‘s ninth film, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, will be released worldwide by late July. The movie is…
I fail to see why people with religious deeply held beliefs would get a pass on behaviors that are definitely not allowed for people with non-religious deeply held beliefs.
Maybe American Atheists is courting a new target audience? It would be nice if they were upfront about it, instead of just spreading their newfound faith in magical thinking pretending they are still committed to critical reasoning
If you no longer believe in imaginary friends, heavens dictators and the absurd fables created to milk the fear of death, this is as a perfectly good date to come out.
Christopher Hitchens pointed out that the fatwa against Salman Rushdie was the opening shot in a culture war against freedom. The state of the world seems to agree with him.
The Four Horsemen, a souvenir of a time when reason and science dominated the conversation
Words and ideas lack the power to change the course of material world events by themselves.
The ECHR should be clear about the most elementary aspects of the job: legal protections are for people, not ideas or feelings.
Kavin Senapathy thinks that people who disagree with her on anything are bigots by definition
From what their co-chairs answered, the Latinx Humanist Alliance is just more “social justice” and intersectionality in the name of humanism. Too bad: Latino humanists could have really used a hand in Trump‘s America.
What can we claim with reasonable certainty today, thanks to grievance studies, that we did not know 10, 20, 30 years ago?
Mental disorders usually need to meet four points criteria which don’t hold true for all transgenders. And the biological differences between cisgender and transgender people.
The whole point of human rights is that, by definition, they are counter-majoritarian — but if rights can be voted into existence, they can also be voted *out* of existence.
The European Commission would be against obstacles to the marketing of homeopathy —which they claim is medicine— within the internal market
I believe Coyne. His respect for the truth and facts (what BuzzFeed ‘journalists’ decry as “rejecting all kinds of faith“), and his ability to keep his own biases in check grant him the credibility to make allegations against Lawrence Krauss regarding sexual misconduct.
They got wrong each and every account of the episodes that I am familiar with, and we’re supposed to believe they got the Krauss story and everything else right? I’m sorry, I can’t do that — they blew up their credibility