In Defense Of Offering The Whole Truth And Nothing But The Truth

PZ Myers has put online the text of an impassioned speech he recently gave against accommodationism.  It’s a must-read so read it in full and pass it on to your friends.  Here’s the gist: Shouldn’t we move beyond just reacting to every assault by Idiot America on science education, and honestly look at the root [Read More...]

Settled Matters?

NonStampCollector sums up what he takes to be the points which have been thoroughly resolved and should be non-issues in all debates between atheists and Christians going forward: Controversially, you will note, he takes mostly atheist points to have been vindicated beyond the point of reasonable disagreement. Is he right? Does he wave away any [Read More...]

Beyond Agnosticism: More Details About How I Know Various Kinds Of Gods Do Not Exist, Based On Scientific And Philosophical Reasons

While I agree with, and vigorously defend, the notion that there is an important difference between lacking a belief in gods (as an agnostic atheist) and believing there are no gods (as a gnostic atheist), I also think that atheists should not, based on the best available scientific evidence and philosophical arguments, merely lack belief [Read More...]

Russian Orthodox Church Wants Creationism In Schools

Sigh. The Russian Orthodox Church called recently for creationism to be taught along with evolution in Russian schools, according to Reuters. Senior Russian Orthodox Archbishop Hilarion said, “The time has come for the monopoly of Darwinism and the deceptive idea that science in general contradicts religion. These ideas should be left in the past,” Reuters [Read More...]

God, Science, And Sanity: A Panel On Religion And Psychology

A panel of Richard Dawkins, Rabbi Jacqueline Ninio, Professor Patrick McGorry, Steve Fielding, and Julie Bishop discusses psychology and religion.  The reaction to the creationism of the Australian parliamentarian from the audience is heartening. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

What Do Wheaton Students Learn About Evolution?

Jason Rosenhouse reads from the  Jeffery Sheler’s 2006 book about Wheaton College, Believers: A Journey into Evangelical America: “We do believe that God created the universe, and that Adam and Eve were the first humans,” [Dorothy Chappell, dean of natural and social sciences] said. “But we are agnostic as to how God did it.” In practical terms, [Read More...]

Creationism Propaganda For Children

Some footage of wholly expected and routine, but nonetheless wince-inducing, brainwashing: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Intelligent Design In A Nusthell

PZ Myers starts off his lecture from the Atheist Alliance International meeting last month with an encapsulation of Intelligent Design thinking. The key word is complex: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

“The Collapse Of Intelligent Design”

Ken Miller with a long, thorough refutation of Intelligent Design Here’s an amazing bit of evidence: Here is the entire lecture: [Read more...]


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