The Moral Imperative Not To Dehumanize When We Criticize #MuslimLivesMatter

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A few years ago I wanted to write a blog post about frustrating evasions that religious people make when we try to criticize their beliefs, values, and institutions. The first thing I was eager to rail about was the way that they accuse us of calling them “stupid” when all we are doing is showing [Read More...]

Barrier Breaker

In December I invited Peter Mosley on board at Camels With Hammers as a regular guest blogger after long enjoying and wanting to amplify his voice, having followed him on Facebook and his blog Barrier Breaker for many months. Now I’m delighted to announce that he has moved Barrier Breaker to Patheos’s Atheism channel and [Read More...]

Skepticism of Claims in Lars Andersen’s Trick Archery Video

Archer, skeptic, and friend of Camels With Hammers Anna Maltese has made a terrific video responding to the outsized claims of a popular trick shooting video about Lars Andersen’s skills that I put on the blog recently: Below is the video being criticized, again, in case you haven’t seen it and want to see it [Read More...]

What Stephen Fry Would Say To The Christian God If He Existed…

Stephen Fry pulls no punches in this video. [Read more...]

A Short Dialogue on Pushy Proselytizers

Robin: “You can’t blame people for being ‘pushy’ and trying to save your soul. It’s like complaining about someone trying to push you out of the way of a speeding bus. You wouldn’t complain that they were ‘pushy’ THEN would you?” Jamie: “For the analogy to work, this would have to be an invisible bus that [Read More...]

Replace “Godparents” With “Guideparents”

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Two years ago, I passed on to you readers an atheist friend’s request for help in figuring out what to call a secular equivalent of a “godparent”. Tonight Rico commented with the suggestion I am most enthused about. We can call them “Guideparents”. I love it. I’m happy to see the British Humanist Association uses this terminology already. [Read More...]

“Started as a Baby”, Another Hilarious Jon Lajoie Song

Jon Lajoie continues to crack me up: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Jesus Loves Me (But He Can’t Stand You)

The Austin Lounge Lizards skewer judgmental Christianity in this funny song from their album Lizard Vision: Definitely one to bookmark and give to Christians when they’re sounding just like this song. Thanks to Gretchen for the find! Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

SNL Country Parody Song Lampoons the False Hope of Faith

A nicely done parody of faith-mongering from Saturday Night Live. Thanks to Shira for the find. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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