R.I.P. William Alston (1921-2009)

I only learned a couple of hours ago about the death of William Alston.  I never met him, I have only read one of his articles, and philosophically he played a leading role in putting Christian epistemology back on the map.  But he was the dissertation adviser of Garey Spradley, one of my college philosophy [Read More...]

Daily Hilarity: Left Behind

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Coates On How Obama Drives The Racists Nuts

It’s no mistake that O’Reilly and Sharpton would break bread together at Sylvia’s–they feed each other. But Barack Obama, bourgeois in every way that bourgeois is right and just, will not dance.He tells kids to study–and they seethe. He accepts an apology for an immature act of rudeness–and they go hysterical. He takes his wife [Read More...]

9.12 Wackiness

Mesmerizing: (via Doug Alders) And: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

‘Nuff Said Award Winner: A Daily Dish Reader

Karen Armstrong has recently written a book defending an apophatic God against both atheists and religious literalists. Recently she and Richard Dawkins were both asked by the Wall Street Journal to write essays on where evolution leaves God. In reply to Andrew Sullivan’s accommodationism, which came out in his discussions of this debate, one of [Read More...]

A Danish Mother Searches For Baby’s Father Via YouTube

Watch the whole video before reading up on the backstory behind it and the ensuing controversy, which will likely change your perspective of what the issues are through reading the info next to the video on YouTube itself. After you’ve watched and read; Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Daily Hilarity: Kanye Tries To Correct A Philosophical Error

Apparently, Kanye’s been spanning the globe and world history correcting injustices he perceives. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Don’t Let Kirk Win

Earlier I announced my plan to protest Kirk Cameron’s decision to spread a creationist’s version of The Origin of Species by burning all my memories of Growing Pains. A Lazy Man disagrees with my choice: Still, Kirk Cameron can’t have my memories. He can tell 50,000 people about Johann Kepler’s supposed views on god (a [Read More...]

Self-Righteous Atheist

Hemant Mehta has an incredibly petty post in which he picks on Serena Williams for losing her temper and cursing at a line judge. He needlessly exploits her human failing to try to score political points against her religion: I don’t think swearing is some horrible sin. But the outburst just shows how a religious [Read More...]


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