The Four Horsemen, a souvenir of a time when reason and science dominated the conversation
Category Skepticism and Science
Words and ideas lack the power to change the course of material world events by themselves.
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 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
What’s the evidence that there is sexism in the atheist community? Is the disproportionately low number of women in the atheist community due to misogyny? Anecdotal evidence is not enough.
For some atheists it is standard practice to just say someone is male and/or white, and/or cis-gendered to have a list of insults ensue and consider that a post. What about their money and support? Is American Atheists taking money from this people?
Herd immunity against measles is no longer in Portugal due to the decrease in the number of people immune to the disease in the last 14 years
Before commenting about the atheist rift, or claiming there is sexism/racism within the atheist community, educate yourself about Elevatorgate by reading this factually-accurate satirical epic
KPFA deplatformed Richard Dawkins. This was entirely predictable and, actually, we know very well who has been paving the way for this.
Refuting a post by Andrew Gripp in which he calls for a State-sanctioned prohibition of meat inspired, no less, by a religiously-motivated similar ban in India
The lack of bio-diversity in skeptics’ conventions can be explained by the simple math of demographics; not a deliberate bias or prejudice — now, put down your pitchforks and torches.
On Tuesday there was a terrorist attack in London.Compared to the attacks of 2015 and 2016, I think the response of civilization has improved considerably:
If you cooperate systematically with systematic non-cooperators, you’re enabling them, you become their accomplice, and I don’t see myself trying to put a project together with a bear in the short or medium term, but I do see myself working and living with humans around me.
Judging by where the world seems to be going, Hans Rosling will certainly be missed. My thoughts are with his family and friends.
Arch-vulture Glenn Greenwald could not miss the opportunity to exploit the death of six Muslims in Quebec and pin it on atheists