“Every One is Gay”

Found this story through LoveAtheism.com—Democrats get into power and all of a sudden the entire animal kingdom has gone gay: Examples of same-sex behavior can be found in almost all species in the animal kingdom — from worms to frogs to birds — making the practice nearly universal among animals, according to a new review [Read More...]

Should Couples Stay Together For the Kids?

Is it really better for the kids?  Johann Hari argues “no”: Professor Kelly Musick and Dr Ann Meier of Cornell University have carried out a study of children whose parents stay together for the sake of the kids. We all know some: parents who can’t stand each other, but have made a hard-headed decision to [Read More...]

Jason Jones in Iran

The Daily Show‘s expose on the extraordinary ordinariness of Iranian people can be found all in one convenient place now.  If you missed any of it, catch up! The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c <td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan='2'Indecision 2009 – Ahmadinejad Rally in Iran www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show [Read More...]

Daily Hilarity: George Carlin–”Religion is Bullshit”

Greg Laden points out June 27th was a year since the death of George Carlin. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Nap Advocacy

I am a huge advocate of sleep.  Here’s a case for midday sleeping. They say it’s better for concentration, productivity, concentration, etc. than caffeine! It’s already 2:10 pm, so go get some sleep already if you haven’t already! [Read more...]

Want To See How Philosophers Think?

For logic, grammar, and semantics fans, this post and comments section are quite fun. [Read more...]

Sundaily Hilarity

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On Teleology and Intellectual Virtues and Vices

Below I quote Shane’s reply to part 4 of my series, “Objections to Religious Moderates and Intellectuals” (for further background to this debate, check out parts 1, 2 & 3) and reply to him.  The topic has evolved into questions of teleology and the “point” of life, so little background in previous installments should be [Read More...]

Recession and Church Going

It turns out that only the evangelicals, but not the overall public, increase church going each recession. ON THE campaign trail, Barack Obama famously claimed that blue-collar workers in Pennsylvania clung to religion because of bitterness over lost jobs. Americans are now truly fearful, as unemployment has mounted and house prices fallen. Yet the theory [Read More...]