The Atheism Tapes: Richard Dawkins Interviewed By Jonathan Miller

An interview from the time of the beginning of the Iraq war.  He talks about the connection between religion and people’s tendency to personify evil and personify good and religion and whether such religious thinking is partly to blame for Bush’s and Blair’s judgments.  Dawkins discusses how at 9 the plurality of religions initially led [Read More...]

And They Say The Atheists Are Angry…

There are a million Richard Dawkins interviews out there and in the next few weeks it looks like we’ll be seeing a million more with the release of The Greatest Show On Earth.  This one is worth highlighting simply because the interviewer shows an astonishing hostility to the very idea that Dawkins would dare reject [Read More...]

Daily Hilarity: The Dog Delusion

(J-Walk Blog) Richard Dawkins’s hotly anticipated The Greatest Show On Earth: The Evidence For Evolution hits shelves tomorrow!  Happy reading everybody! Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

The Value Of Religious Moderates And The Danger Of Isolating Religious And Political Fundamentalists

Recently Karen Armstrong is coming out with a book arguing for an extremely apophatic conception of God that rejects all manner of biblical literalism but still insists on some important reference to God and is critical of the New Atheists.  Recently she and Richard Dawkins both responded to a Wall Street Journal solicitation for their [Read More...]

Judge This: Is It Wrong To Rip The Creationist Introduction Out Of Ray Comfort’s Propaganda Version Of The Origin Of Species?

Creationist Ray Comfort has put together a version of The Origin of Species which contains an introduction (which you can read here) which falsely blames Nazism on Darwin, promotes creationist pseudoscience, and lies about the scientific credibility of evolution.  Yesterday I relayed a video in which Kirk Cameron touts plans to distribute 50,000 copies of [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...]

Dawkins Discusses Evolution On Al-Jazeera English

via AtheistMediaBlog. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Are The New Atheists The New Prophets?

PZ Myers, a prominent “New Atheist” reports on his being designated a prophet: Michael Dowd, the peculiar author of Thank God for Evolution, has a strange podcast up that promotes the New Atheists because they are the new prophets — we’re telling it like it is, and religious folks need more of that. He also urges people [Read More...]

Top 10 Favorite Atheist/Rationalist YouTube Channels

This last three months I’ve spent blogging, I’ve learned my away around the atheist internet and been delighted by how many wonderful resources there are, between websites, blogs, videos, discussion forums, etc.  And not only the videos but some of the video channels run by extraordinarily creative or at least patiently argumentative creators of original [Read More...]


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