Derren Brown Investigates Bronnikov’s Claims To Make The Blind See

Even if you do not have time or much interest in watching the entire 5 part exposure of the shameless fraud profiled in this video, at least do yourself a favor and watch part 5 in which he is forced to answer direct face-to-face challenges from Derren Brown.  It is a true treat to watch [Read More...]

Christopher Hitchens On “Crucibles: Past and Present”

A couple of weeks ago, Christopher Hitchens delivered “The Fifth Annual Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture” and then was interviewed by Salman Rushdie.  During the speech he quoted this superb poem from Edna St. Vincent Millay: Conscientious Objector I shall die, but that is all that I shall do for Death. I hear him [Read More...]

Daily Hilarity: Incredibly Easy Moral Dilemmas

Do theists even believe themselves when they say that atheists would not be able to know right from wrong without religion?  Do they really think we’d reply like the guy in green in that cartoon? (Cartoon courtesy of Chaos Pet, of course.) Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Daily Hilarity: God’s Moral Framework

DarkMatter2525 takes on the 10 Commandments hilariously, insightfully, and vulgarly (warning NSFW language): ] Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

More On Pascal’s Wager From Qualia Soup and Theramin Trees

Recently I posted a terrific video challenging the value of Pascal’s Wager  from numerous perspectives.  Qualia Soup and Theramin Trees, the creators of that video, have a new video replying to criticisms they received after posting the first video.  Below is first the original video again for those who missed it (or who saw it [Read More...]

Bill Maher Defends Contemporary Western Religion?

Compared to the alternative… Some thoughts of my own on the pros and cons of religious moderates. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Would Aliens Realize We Were Intelligent?

Greg Mayer, as part of a charming larger piece, relates a back and forth he had with some students a few days ago on whether or to what extent we and alien intelligent life forms would be able to identify each other as intelligent life forms: I mentioned to the students that I’d seen a great [Read More...]

Mus’ab Hassan Yousuf, Son of Hamas Leader in the West Bank: The God of Islam Suffers from Split Personality; Muhammad – a False Prophet

A brave atheist friend born, raised, and still living in Morroco, who has himself received death threats from his local mosque, wants me to pass this on: There are two ways to deal with the ugly teachings espoused by Mohammed: (1) Gloss over Mohammed’s violent, authoritarian, anti-progressive, and intolerant views and try to persuade Muslims [Read More...]


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