Solving The Alleged “Hardest Logic Puzzle In The World”

cuong set out to solve this puzzle: “Three gods A, B, and C are called, in some order, True, False, and Random. True always speaks truly, False always speaks falsely, but whether Random speaks truly or falsely is a completely random matter. Your task is to determine the identities of A, B, and C by [Read More...]

ZJ On The Old Testament’s Laws

ZJ combines impeccable logic with first class rhetorical flourish and justified indignation: In a nutshell, just saying that God changed the rules from the Old Testament days does not excuse believing that a just God could ever make such vile and unconscionable rules in the first place. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Nobody Cares About The Losers

Robin Hanson notes that as sensitized as we are to various marginalized groups there are other categories of people who suffer from huge inequalities but for whom there are no sympathies to be found.  Hanson writes: There is no social pressure whatsoever against maligning these groups. Especially striking are inequalities in attractiveness as a friend, [Read More...]

Sundaily Hilarity: The Bible’s Scientific Accuracy

In this video, a blind atheist (with a beautiful Irish accent) points out the obvious lunacy of an apologist who makes his case that the Bible already gives knowledge of gravity and teaches us that women can determine the eventual traits of their children based on what they are thinking while conceiving them.  It’s the [Read More...]

Getting Meat Without Killing Animals

The idea of being able to eat delicious meat without it coming at the expense of poor abused animals is just too good to be true.  Here’s hoping this kind of thing really is our future: A controversial cooker that ‘grows’ meat and fish by heating animal cells in your kitchen claimed first prize in [Read More...]

Mutant Apple Is Half Green And Half Red

So neat.  And just today I was staring at a cover of a newspaper for writers that had as its cover a picture of a split apple just like this but with big staples all along the merge line.  It was a really realistic and impressive photoshop.  It’s bizarre for me now to see the [Read More...]

The Right To Define Ourselves

Greta Christina has an excellent post pushing back against all those who like to tell us atheists what we really believe (like that we claim 100% certainty about the non-existence of God when the majority of us actually do not) and how we “really have a belief system that’s just like a religion,” etc.  Her [Read More...]

Daily Hilarity: The Spider-Man Trilogy In 30 Seconds

Youtube is chock full of (mostly) hilarious “5 second” films. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Heather Jansch’s Horse Sculptures From Driftwood

Just gorgeous stuff, see her full galleries here. Buy her book here. And she does more than just horses: These images are copyrighted to Heather Jansch. (© heather jansch, 2009) They may be reproduced for personal or educational use only. They must not be used in conjunction with any commercial or political activity without the [Read More...]


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