Liveblogging The Creation Museum Tour Twitter Feed Highlights

Camels With Hammers pares down the first 5 hours of the twitter feed of visitors to the Creation Museum and offers you the highlights.  Start reading from the bottom of the thread for chronological flow and then join the real time discussion at #cregozerg.  Once you’ve read this thread be sure to check out my [Read More...]

Secularist Creation Museum Twitter Feed

Go here to read tweets from members of the Secular Student Alliance and from other atheist visitors to Ken Ham’s creationist museum today (and here for tweets by PZ Myers). Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Secularists Vs. The Creationist Museum

Tomorrow PZ Myers, biologist and prominent New Atheist blogger, joins the Secular Student Alliance to visit the infamous Creation Museum.  See the latest drama of the build up to  this big trip here, here, and here.  (Camels With Hammers junkies who can’t get enough of what we do here may appreciate my contributions to the [Read More...]

Religion Is Not Truth Apt, Even When It’s A Scientist’s Religion

Rust Belt Philosophy criticizes Lisa Miller’s account of the criticisms of Collins as being an example of spineless mainstream media not willing to countenance the real crux of the challenge to his nomination: she manages to keep up the dry indifference and artificial neutrality of opinion that afflicts our media, all while studiously avoiding anything [Read More...]

Is Collins Only Being Opposed Because He’s A Christian?

That’s Ken Miller’s charge in reply to Sam Harris’s Op-Ed from the weekend. PZ Myers argues it’s not that he’s simply a Christian but he seems willing to inappropriately his professional judgments with religious considerations: The head of the NIH can be a Christian, a Jew, a Moslem, even an atheist, and it won’t disturb [Read More...]

The Coming Clash At The Creationist Museum

On August 7, biologist, anti-creationist, activist atheist and blogger-extraordinaire PZ Myers will be headlining a massive convergence of secular evolutionist atheists (including a large contingent from the Secular Student Alliance) upon Ken Ham’s infamous “Creation Museum”. Myers and the Secular Student Alliance have been promoting participation in the big visit for weeks and yesterday, Myers [Read More...]

On The Alleged Intolerance Of The New Atheists Towards “Faitheists”

In reply to Daniel Dennett’s attack on “belief in belief”, Patrick Appel wrote the following: I consider myself an agnostic or pantheist depending upon how you define such labels but still have an acute nostalgia for my Catholic upbringing. I find the certainty of some atheists and most fundamentalists deeply grating. In reply, one of [Read More...]

PZ Myers And Sam Harris On Atheist Activism And Everyday Encounters

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Do Religion And Science Simply Ask Different Questions?

PZ Myers with a solid post on why religion and science cannot meaningfully be said to simply be “answering different questions.”  Short answer why not—because religion is not answering any meaningful questions with anything like meaningful reasons. An excerpt: I mean, religion might well be the only avenue for addressing the question of how many [Read More...]


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