5 Philosophical Tips for Atheists

Richard Wade asked me about philosophical concepts atheists should know and about existentialism. I replied by explaining theistic existentialism, atheistic existentialism, how atheists need to avoid reductionist traps, why atheists should not give up on philosophy out of frustration with sophistical theists, and how I would handle cosmological arguments for the existence of God much [Read More...]

The Blogathon Discussions Table of Contents

From yesterday through this morning, over a span of 25 and a half hours without rest, I carried out 18 debates, and interviews. It was an extraordinary experience. I am leaving this post at the top of the blog with links to all the discussions. The topics were wide reaching and exciting and my conversation [Read More...]

Meet The Web Guy Behind Camels With Hammers: An Interview With Dave Smith

This is the third interview and fifth overall post of the Camels With Hammers blogathon on behalf of the Secular Student Alliance. See links to the many diverse conversations from the blogathon, updated throughout the day, at the blogathon conversation table of contents. For this interview, I decided to talk to my webmaster Dave Smith, the [Read More...]

I'm Going To Have A Little Help From My Friends

Tomorrow, it’s on. The most epic blogathon that will ever be blogged. 24 posts in 24 hours. Including posts of conversations held during the blogathon with my friends Ophelia Benson, Richard Carrier, Zinnia Jones, Vyckie Garrison, Shelley Segal, George Waye, Ian Cromwell, Greg Laden, James Gray, Marta Layton, Dave Smith, JT Eberhard, James Croft, Mary [Read More...]

Considered Exclamations for the Secular Student Alliance

A philosophy student and Camels With Hammers fan, Andrew Tripp has joined the blogathon for the Secular Student Alliance! His blogathon is at his personal blog Considered Exclamations. He also sometimes writes for the website In Our Words, A Salon for Queers and co.  Andrew and I met at the Reason Rally and we had a good conversation [Read More...]

Zinnia Jones

I am so proud and delighted to have Zinnia Jones as a new colleague. She has long been one of my top 10 favorite atheist/rationalist YouTubers. I have been so impressed with her videos that I have run them on Camels With Hammers numerous times. If you are looking for some entry points into her large [Read More...]

The Camels With Hammers Blogathon Will Have SPECIAL GUESTS!

So this week atheist blogs from Freethought Blogs and the rest of the internet are going all out to fundraise for the Secular Student Alliance. What most of us will be doing is blogathons starting TODAY!!! We are doing a relay blogathon, something we just invented (it was my idea!) whereby all week different bloggers [Read More...]

How To Read Camels With Hammers Starting in June

This summer I am going to have a lot more time to blog, which means I will be regularly posting both substantive original ideas pieces of my own and also aggregating videos and excerpts of other writing, etc. In order that my original writing does not get drowned out as the blog moves so quickly, [Read More...]

Some Correction and Insight into the Facebook Page Situation

Long story short: the news is not as bad as I thought yesterday. [Read more...]