This past week I appeared on The Scathing Atheist podcast. I was asked to talk about the worst arguments atheists make. My 17 minute segment on the worst arguments atheists make starts at 23:09 of this link. I had a blast chatting with Noah. Noah had me in stitches in the longer conversation before and after we recorded the actual interview, so I wish the whole discussion was recorded. He’s a very funny and gracious guy. The segment on Ecclesiastes immediately following my interview is pretty funny too (though very NSFW).
Here are links to posts where I criticize atheists making arguments I think are bad:
*Oh You Can Get Good People To Do Bad Things Without Religion Alright…
*Why I Criticize My Fellow Atheists
*The Very Worst of the Atheist Movement on Display: Major Atheist Orgs Attack Star of David Holocaust Memorial
*On The Uses and Abuses of Tragedies for Atheism
*Stop Calling People Stupid
*You Glance Out Your Window and See a Shackled Black Slave and a Slavery-Justifying Bible Verse. What Do You Think?
*“But Aren’t Some People Actually Stupid?”
*No, A Belief In The Afterlife Alone Cannot Be Responsible For A Suicide
Here are links to my posts offering specific constructive advice about how to criticize religions more rationally:
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