“Hell House”

True evil on Halloween: the psychologically abusive Christian hell house—first with a tour: Then with a report by Richard Dawkins: Your Fears? [Read more...]

Dawkins On The Anthropic Principle

Interesting remarks on the possible implications of Darwinian thinking for thinking in physics.  Is it possible that there is natural selection among many universes? Watch Dawkins’s entire talk from which this clips comes: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Scientist vs. Blowhard

Daily there are great new interviews with Dawkins coming out as he promotes the new book.  This one is the most worthless and insight-free.  But it’s one of the most high profile since it’s on O’Reilly’s show and it’s also O’Reilly setting a personal record for stupidity.  He could not be any more tangential, desperate, [Read More...]

Richard Dawkins’s Address To The Atheist Alliance International Convention 2009

From a week ago tomorrow, Richard Dawkins addresses the    Athiest Alliance International.  He reads the final chapter of his newest book, The Greatest Show on Earth which is an exegesis of the last chapter of The Origin of Species.  There are 5 parts so keep watching after the first video below! Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

On Facts, Theories, And The Philosophy Of Science

PZ Myers fisks Nicholas Wade’s review of Richard Dawkins’s The Greatest Show on Earth, in which Wade gets pedantic about a distinction between facts and theories which only shows his own ignorance about how the two relate to each other.  Along the way Wade badly invokes the philosophy of science. First off Myers quotes Stephen [Read More...]

Why Do Atheism Rates Correlate With Education Levels?

Carlo Strenger argues the case that the statistical correlation between increased education and increased rates of atheism is not a coincidence or a matter of conformity for the sake of status among intellectuals: Nick Spencer shows that there is indeed a correlation between educational level and atheism. In the US this phenomenon is far more [Read More...]

Richard Dawkins’s Speech Awarding Bill Maher

Here’s the video of Dawkins balancing honoring Bill Maher with recognizing his disagreements with Maher’s views on medicine. And then going on to give a solid speech about both the virtues of Maher’s work and the religulousness exposed in Maher’s film. Warning, there’s an annoying ringing sound and some bizarre burbling noises throughout the video. [Read More...]

Maher And Dawkins During The AAI

Last night, Bill Maher received an award named for Richard Dawkins and before arriving at the awards show to accept the award, he was on TV live with Dawkins while the conference watched.  And, btw, in this video, Thomas Friedman has a remark that I think is one of the most insightful you’ll hear about [Read More...]

The Atheist Bus Campaign

This video is 8 months old and while the news isn’t as current, but there are great little discussions the bus ad’s genesis,the strategy in choosing its message, charges against atheists of militancy, and, finally, the question of why the religious so frequently take offense. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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