Talks at Google: Richard Dawkins and the Best Argument for God

A couple days ago, Talks at Google posted the video of Richard Dawkins’ October visit to Google’s offices in Kirkland, WA to promote his book, Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science. Here it is: When you have some time, it is definitely worth watching the whole thing. Also, be prepared for your favorite [Read More…]

Original Sin and the Origin of Morality

The concept of “original sin” is possibly the most wicked doctrine of traditional Christianity. The very thought that a newborn is innately evil, and therefore condemned to an eternity of torture, is (pardon the pun) unforgivable. It stems from the—not so new—creationist question concerning the origins of morality. In the post, “How Religious Beliefs Can Threaten [Read More…]

God Burns Down a House to Showcase John 3:16

Pretend for a moment that you believe in the Christian god and watch this news report from Knoxville, Tennessee’s WVLT: I have no desire to mock these people’s pain, and I am happy that no one was injured in the fire. That being said, if the Wagner’s god exists, their tragedy proves that he is [Read More…]

Jeb Bush Must Publicly Support or Condemn Pat Robertson

Repeatedly, politicians are asked to justify their associations with certain groups and individuals. So, why has no reporter asked Jeb Bush why he lends credibility to the likes of Pat Robertson? In October, Jeb spoke at Regent University, and earlier this week, he sat down for an interview with Robertson for CBN News. If you’re [Read More…]

Ultrasound Photo Reveals Baby Is Not Alone

It’s a new year, but some things never change. While some of us are already struggling to keep our new year resolutions to eat better and exercise more, others have found evidence that 2016 will be the year the world ends. No, I’m not talking about the consequences of The Donald winning the White House, I’m [Read More…]

Call Me A Christmas Loving Atheist

I love Christmas. I loved it as a kid, and even more as a parent. I loved it as a Christian, and even more as an atheist. Nonetheless, I completely understand that others don’t agree with me. Perhaps one of the best arguments against atheists celebrating Christmas, has been made by my friend, Tom Flynn. [Read More…]

Pope Francis Recognizes Second Miracle of ‘Aint Mother Teresa

If you have not read the post I wrote about Mother Teresa’s possible sainthood back in May, you really should do so now. The above picture is from that piece, and it is a must forward for all your Catholic friends. The BBC is reporting that Pope Francis has verified the second miracle actualized through Teresa’s [Read More…]