Refutation Of Irreducible Complexity Arguments

The great Qualia Soup is back, with a video explaining the problems with the anti-evolution arguments which rely on the idea of irreducible complexity. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Anderson Cooper Gets Resignation From Anti-Gay Ranter

The Christian writer of truly disgusting attacks on bullied gays, AIDS-afflicted gays, and pretty much all gays was powerfully confronted by Anderson Cooper last night: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Projecting US Pathologies Onto Muslims

Glenn Greenwald offers a mirror for those of us who worry about the elements of theocratic expansionism which are enough a part of the Koran and early Islamic history to be considered potentially dangerous forms of the religion itself on its own terms (and not just of its appropriation by political agents): I’m always amazed [Read More...]

Theology’s Edge

A classic and precise Jesus and Mo from December 2008, which I just discovered (thanks Jacob!): Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

What It Really Means To Tell Gays To “Resist Their Temptation”

Via Dan Savage, A Christian decodes for his brethren: When you tell a gay person to “resist” being gay, what you are really telling them—what you really mean—is for them to be celibate. What you are truly and actually saying is that you want them to condemn themselves to a life devoid of love. Be [Read More...]

On The Incoherence Of Divine Command Theory And Why Even If God DID Make Things Good And Bad, Faith-Based Religions Would Still Be Irrelevant

The claim that all value, whether moral or otherwise, requires a God is a familiar one.  But what this claim either means or how it is supposed to be apparent to us is far from self-evident. The claim could mean something along the lines of a divine command theory interpretation of value according to which [Read More...]

Richard Dawkins’s Case Against The Pope

This brilliant, efficient, and so very importantly true speech needs to go viral, do your part to make it happen. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Hitler’s Remarks About Religion (And, Specifically, Christianity)

In Engalnd, the pope is trying to terrify people into avoiding atheism by once again blaming Nazism on godlessness. The first simple fact is that even were Hitler an atheist (which he manifestly wasn’t) it would not mean either that atheism was false or that his views on morality were at all necessarily entailed by [Read More...]

Louie CK On God

Below is Louie CK’s NSFW full episode of his show “Louie” devoted to religion, focusing for the most part on the dubious means by which children in particular are emotionally manipulated through the Roman Catholic Church’s emphasis on the violent death of Jesus which they are told is their fault. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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