An Atheist's Reply To Rick Perry

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About Daniel Fincke

Dr. Daniel Fincke  has his PhD in philosophy from Fordham University and spent 11 years teaching in college classrooms. He wrote his dissertation on Ethics and the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche. On Camels With Hammers, the careful philosophy blog he writes for a popular audience, Dan argues for atheism and develops a humanistic ethical theory he calls “Empowerment Ethics”. Dan also teaches affordable, non-matriculated, video-conferencing philosophy classes on ethics, Nietzsche, historical philosophy, and philosophy for atheists that anyone around the world can sign up for. (You can learn more about Dan’s online classes here.) Dan is an APPA  (American Philosophical Practitioners Association) certified philosophical counselor who offers philosophical advice services to help people work through the philosophical aspects of their practical problems or to work out their views on philosophical issues. (You can read examples of Dan’s advice here.) Through his blogging, his online teaching, and his philosophical advice services each, Dan specializes in helping people who have recently left a religious tradition work out their constructive answers to questions of ethics, metaphysics, the meaning of life, etc. as part of their process of radical worldview change.

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  • peterh

    Duz yer ‘spoze Perry has yet found out what an excellent victim he makes?

  • Melissa

    This is great!

  • Stacy

    This one’s hilarious:

  • docsarvis

    Beuatiful! I wish I had done this.

  • SuperMental

    ” I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m a Christian, but you don’t need to be in the pew every Sunday to know there’s something wrong in this country when gays can serve openly in the military but our kids can’t openly celebrate Christmas or ….” Blah blah blah.

    Oh Rick! You asshole!

  • ‘Tis Himself, OM

    Hey Perry, how did your prayers for rain work out? Oh yeah, I forget, Texas had a particularly strong fire season this past year.

  • docsarvis

    Don’t forget the record heat wave and the worst 13-month drought in history.