Faitheists

I love it—this is the great new name from one of Jerry Coyne’s readers for referring to: those atheists who are nonetheless soft on faith (i.e., atheist accommodationists). the kind of people, like Michael Ruse,  who say, “I am an atheist, but . . .”.   In other words, the folks who, says Daniel Dennett, have [Read More...]

Do Religion And Science Simply Ask Different Questions?

PZ Myers with a solid post on why religion and science cannot meaningfully be said to simply be “answering different questions.”  Short answer why not—because religion is not answering any meaningful questions with anything like meaningful reasons. An excerpt: I mean, religion might well be the only avenue for addressing the question of how many [Read More...]


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