Mark Goffeney—The Boy With The Incredible Feet

One of my favorite live renditions of Tom Petty’s “Mary Jane’s Last Dance”: Your Thoughts? Read more

Extra Bonus Daily Hilarity: High Stakes Intelligent Designing

A terrific video about the irrationality of our “design” as counter-proof that the functions we evolved evidence a perfect “designer.”  The video comes via Friendly Atheist: Your Thoughts? Read more

Daniel Tammet—The Boy With The Incredible Brain

The story of Daniel Tammet’s amazing, amazing, amazing brain.  Tammet can master a new language in a week and he can memorize pi to thousands of places and do extraordinarily complicated math problems in his head simply seeing the numbers and other images and patterns in his mind. There are 5 parts, be sure to watch them all. Your Thoughts? Read more

Humanist Symposium At The Greenbelt

The Humanist Symposium, the blog carnival for humanists, has a new edition up at The Greenbelt (and it even graciously includes a submission from Camels With Hammers!) Here is The Greenbelt’s description of the types of blog posts that the Humanist Symposium is all about: The Humanist Symposium is not intended to be a forum for all types of atheistic thought, but original posts that specifically support the philosophy of humanism. Humanism is a way of thought that affirms the… Read more

Sundaily Hilarity: Teh Ten Commandments Of Ceiling Cat

Found in this solid video disspelling slanders against atheists by dealing with questions about the morality of atheists: Your Thoughts? Read more

Flying Spaghetti Monster Image Emerges On Spaghetti Plate

Blaghag has the ramazing story behind this awe-inspiring photo: Your Expressions Of Piety And Renewed Faith Having Been Once Again Touched By His Noodly Appendage? Read more

Lykke Li And Robyn—“I Want To Break Free”

Some shaky camera work and rough audio, but a must for any who are Lykke, Robyn, Queen fans like I.  And the whole veil symbolism is much appreciated. And a few awesome more professional quality Queen, Lykke, and Robyn videos  since the mood has been terrifically set: Your Thoughts? Read more

On Fulfilling Religious Impulses Both Within And Without Religion

Peaceful Atheist is a richly written blog by a Wheaton grad who deconverted from Christianity while a student at the devoutly Evangelical school.  Here are provocative thoughts which she formulated through the process of reviewing biological-anthropologist Barbara King’s Evolving God: In this broadest definition of religion, King includes the transcendent awareness that can be stimulated by art and poetry.  When we commune with works of art in a transcendent, consciousness-raising way, she says, “the visions of these artists give us… Read more

Disambiguating Faith: Faith Is Preconditioned By Doubt, But Precludes Serious Doubting

On Unreasonable Faith, there is thread chatting about doubt in the context of discussing  a quote from Descartes about the necessity to thoroughly doubt at least once in one’s lifetime.  In the ensuing discussion, Clergy Guy writes: Just wanted to chime in to say that I think one can have faith and doubts at the same time.  In fact, how could we not have both since faith is such a subjective thing? The church as hurt a lot of folks… Read more

Physicist Steven Weinberg On The Question Of God

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