Creation Museum Highlight Tweets 1:30-6:30pm

Earlier today I liveblogged the highlights of the first 5 hours of Creation Museum discussion from the official twitter feed of PZ Myers and the Secular Student Alliance Trip (#Creozerg). Click here for those highlights. Now this thread features the rest of the major tweeting from the afternoon, picking up where I left off with [Read More...]

The Evil Atheist Philosophy Professor Vs. A Piece Of Chalk

In response to a long running urban legend/chain intellectually insulting e-mail (which Snopes has a really good write up of here) comes this terrific comic stripization: (UPDATE, MARCH 19, 2014: The chain e-mail satirized above has now inspired a feature film that is due in theaters this weekend. I have written a review of the [Read More...]

Religulous: Michael Sweet’s “Ain’t No Safe Way”

Another embarrassing favorite of mine from my teen years as a Jesus Freak.  This one from former Stryper lead singer Michael Sweet wins in the “Abstinence Only” category: [Read more...]

A Written Tour Of The Creation “Museum”

Courtesy of tweets from the twitter feed set up for PZ Myers and the Secular Students Alliance tour of the Ken Ham’s Creation “Museum” comes the link to this article that explains the whole wacky museum. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Religulous: Carman and Petra: It’s Our Turn Now

Alright, with all this celebration of religulous fundamentalist Evangelical thinking today (with PZ Myers and the Secular Student Alliance visiting Ken Ham’s Creation “Museum”) I am in the mood for dredging the lake of my teenage years for all the most hilarious brainwashing devices they got me to love back then. And this one ranks [Read More...]

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...]

Religion And The Alternatives Of Modernity and Post-Modernity

Via Uncertain Principles, a recent article tries to draw inferences about effects of different college majors on students’ attitudes towards religion and religious practices.   The authors of the study purport to show that study in humanities has a more adverse effect on religious belief than scientific studies: The Michigan scholars who wrote the study — [Read More...]

Jeff Sharlet On The Family

Last night on Real Time With Bill Maher, Jeff Sharlet, the profiler of The Family: [Read more...]

For God or Morality? On Those Who’d Hold Morality Hostage For Faith

In his recent critique of Francis Collins, the Christian Evangelical and geneticist recently appointed by Obama to head the National Institutes of Health, Sam Harris referenced the slides from one of Collins’s speeches.  I want to take two posts (but possibly more if there are comments or if I otherwise have extra relevant ideas on [Read More...]


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