The Four Horsemen, a souvenir of a time when reason and science dominated the conversation
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.
You can’t indoctrinate people into facts. Telling children there are no Smurfs, leprechauns, fairies or gods, is no indoctrination. Is being responsible
Francis conveyed that practicing Catholics are better than non-practicing Catholics. That is demonstrably false:
The atheist rift is between people who follow Enlightenment principles and those who believe in authoritarian principles
“When people pray before meals and you sit there wondering what you should do?”
I start eating. I don’t respect religious beliefs.
An interesting way to remove the superstitious enforcement in the last moments of life. How would you want your obituary to replace the religious symbol?
Maybe Weinberg wasn’t as accurate as he could have been, but his statement remains true to a certain degree. Some times evil is done without invoking a god; but it is always done with the psychological set of tools that characterizes religion.
– What if you’re wrong and there is a god?
– Then he has a lot to answer for!
Last week there was much dissatisfaction with the way in which three judges of the Ecuador’s Got Talent reality show…
How are we supposed to be the ones who civilly dissect ill-designed arguments if we’re not even capable of telling us apart from the very people who can’t do civility?
I’d like to congratulate Atheist Ireland for taking the lead in dissociating from a person that hurts our cause and thinks he’s entitled to just because he got readers. I’m following suit.
I was asked what had happened to him, so in order to give an answer I had to do a little research. What I found is not pretty:
I know I’m stating the obvious, but over at Why Evolution Is True, Jerry Coyne asks his readers two questions…
Horseman envy will be the term used for the phenomenon of atheists who suffer delusions of grandeur and as a result, they think they can’t be wrong, and don’t understand why other atheists won’t worship them or accept everything they have to say in an uncritically fashion.
After much speculation and confusion due to his previous statements, Stephen Hawking finally came out of the closet and embraced…
Hey, look, Richard Dawkins is being bashed again; this time by Deborah Orr:
Today is Ash Wednesday, so while Christians are slathering ash on their foreheads and thinking of the Jewish zombie on behalf…
I haven’t played Grand Theft Auto V yet, so an atheist friend of mine who has the game tipped me off…
My fellow SINner Don Severs has a post comparing atheism to animal rights and pro-life stances, which I found a…