William Lane Craig's Origin Story

Deacon Duncan, our Freethought Blogs neighbor at Alethian Worldview has a post at his original site, Evangelical Realism, where yesterday he analyzed William Lane Craig’s cosmological arguments for the existence of God by William Lane Craig. In setting up he recapped part of Craig’s journey to his place as America’s most popular Christian apologist:  As we saw [Read More...]

When Religious People Accuse Us of Being Religious, As An Insult

Don’t you hate it when anti-atheist pro-faith religionists ridiculously claim, as a put down, that atheism (or evolution) is a dogma or a faith or a religion or that it treats something as holy and as its “god”, etc.? Hank amusingly sums up the absurdity of such attempts to defend dogmatic faith-based religions from atheists and [Read More...]

Boy, Theology Is Hard: Archbishop Dolan Says God Used 9/11 To End Atheism In New York

We atheists are often accused of not taking on any serious theological arguments but picking on the low hanging fruit—the superstitious mythical obviously false bullshit that actual ordinary believers actually believe. We are assured that if only we engaged the serious thinkers of the great faiths we would have to respect the depth of what [Read More...]

Suing The Devil

Nobody makes terribly blunt and bluntly terrible propaganda movies like the Evangelical Christians: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYfn4CqChqo&feature=player_embedded Not a bad cast selling their souls in this one. Surprising how many mainstream actors have been appearing in these preachy schlocky un-self-aware imagination-free self-parodies the Evangelicals make. The kind of pathetic thing is that I remember watching Devil’s Advocate as [Read More...]

Too Pitifully Doleful and Delusional To Hate

Okay, so the whole theocratic, historical revisionist, mythologizing, founding-father-worshipping, flag-waving, warmongering, posturing, self-righteous, faux-libertarian, white resentment-based Christianist identity politics of the “Tea Party” usually completely repulses me. But there is something about the pitiful dolefulness and delusional foolishness about the corny song below (“I Heard George Washington Weeping”) that I find peculiarly endearing. Maybe it’s [Read More...]

20 Christian Academics Speaking About God

So many religious believers I encounter want to cite the existence of smart religious people as proof enough that their beliefs are rational. Below is a video just demonstrating how unintelligible, contradictory, or explicitly anti-reason many otherwise brilliant and highly credentialed scholars sound when they start actually explaining the religious beliefs that laypeople want to [Read More...]

Scientists Examine Evidence For Scientology

The results are shocking: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

"Typing in Tongues"

Televangelist Juanita Bynum is on the cutting edge of religulousness: [Read more...]

Bill Maher’s Challenge To Those Expecting Jesus To Return May 21

Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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