Happy Birthday, Christopher Hitchens!

Here’s hoping desperately for many returns, against the odds. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

A History Lesson For Chris Brown

Pretty great: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Dan Savage on Nightline

An amusing as expected profile: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Norway’s State Philosopher

Below is some of Michael Moore’s documentary footage which he cut from Sicko. He explores Norway’s exceedingly high standard of living and the values which produce it.   Along the way he talks to Hynrik Syse, the philosopher who the government hired to manage the nation’s oil profits so that they would be used in the wisest [Read More...]

Tyson On How We Can Tell Nature Was Not Designed For Us

A really nice rundown from Neil deGrasse Tyson: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

On God And The Japanese Earthquake

Edward Tarte says everything that shouldn’t need to be said on the topic, but sadly does: The word poison is a bit unnecessarily strong, but the rest is spot on. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Poe or No Poe: “Prayers For Atheists Answered”

Okay, it’s another installment of our series wherein we try to determine whether religious craziness is either genuine or a spoof which is so hard to distinguish from the real thing because the real thing is so insane to begin with already. So, is this real morally bankrupt, self-absorbed superstitiousness or just satire of it? [Read More...]

“Why Women Should Not Be Allowed To Vote”

As Ellis on Facebook put it, the Bible was “written by and for men like this guy”: It’s not a divinely inspired book any more than this jackass is a prophet. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Revolutions On The Pale Blue Dot

via Andrew Sullivan Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Trainwreck of the Day

A couple Christian kids with a nauseating, badly performed anti-atheist song set to “My Humps” (via Greg Laden, whose categorizations of the video say it all about the video’s contents): And then there’s “Don’t Cha Wish Your Savior Was Right Like Mine”: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]