What To Make Of “Bad” Theologians Who Do Good “Theology”?

Halden muses about the independent relationship between theological study and personal piety and virtue: Its hard to find a more scandalizing bunch of people than theologians, and not in the good way. One would think that among a guild of professionals dedicated to getting to know God as well as possible you’d see less infidelity, [Read More...]

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Distinguishing The Atheist Agnostic, The Theist Gnostic, The Atheist Gnostic, and The Theist Agnostic

Peter Brietbart defines and schematizes distinctions between different kinds of atheists, theists, agnostics, and gnostics which have been growing in popularity in recent years.  Rather than misleadingly defining atheists as exclusively those who claim to know there are no gods, theists as those who claim to know there is a god (or gods) and agnostics [Read More...]

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Traditional American Values

From State of Protest: And in case you missed the dazzling speech from Carrie Prejean which inspired this cartoon, really take the 15 minutes and marvel at how little self-awareness and much self-righteousness a single human being can actually have. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

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Daily Hilarity: With Great Power…

We’ve not been as daily with the Daily Hilarity this week as we normally are, so, to make up for it, here’s some more hilarity for today… Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

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What Did Jesus Do?

John Loftus points out even some Christian thinkers know what Jesus did is not always anything we should do: Charles Sheldon’s 1896 book, In His Steps asked, “what would Jesus do?” in order to spur Christians on to imitate his behavior. This book has been widely criticized by Christian thinkers because Christians cannot do what Jesus [Read More...]

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Judge This: Who Is Responsible For This Death?

A new variation of James Rachels’s classic thought experiment against the distinction between killing and letting die from Chaos Pet: Well, who is really responsible?  Bob?  George?  Both?  Neither? Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

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Daily Hilarity: Larry Wilmore’s Lessons On How To Play Race Card

The Daily Show’s best commentator is back and hilarious as always, this time schooling Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh on how properly to play the race card (and using magic to demonstrate!) Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

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1,000 Lashes & 5 Years Jail For Bragging About Sexual Exploits On TV

From Saudia Arabia. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

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Some Preliminary Conceptual Distinctions Related To Belief And (Dis)Belief

Spootmeister, a Camels With Hammers reader whose advice on videos has led to many a great find that we have been able to feature here, has finally produced his first video on atheism and theism.  It’s an interesting video in which he tries to make several key distinctions between types of beliefs and types of [Read More...]

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