‘America’s Most Dangerous Man’: Sam Harris Interviewed in Jewish Publication

Some excerpts from an interview with Sam Harris in the Jewish publication Tablet: My argument is that no group of people, and certainly no society, has ever suffered because everyone became too willing to hear arguments and data and got too interested in other people’s points of view. The zero-sum contest is between believing things [Read More...]

What She Lost with an Atheist Husband

Christian Alise Wright (who has written guest posts on the site before) explains how her husband’s atheism caused her to lose a few things… and why she’s better off because of it: My assumptions about what atheists think about Christians. Obviously I don’t know all of the atheists in the world, but my interactions with [Read More...]

Zack Kopplin Receives Hugh Hefner First Amendment Award

Zack Kopplin, the former high school student (now at Rice University), worked tirelessly to repeal the wrongly-named “Louisiana Science Education Act” — a bill which actually “encourages the state’s science teachers to miseducate their students about the scientific standing of evolution and climate change.” Even though his work didn’t lead to a repeal, he’s now [Read More...]

Even in the Face of Tragedy, You Don’t Have to Lose Your Ability to Reason

Religious people often say to atheists that they’ll “come to god” when tragedy strikes. In jail? Break out the Bible. Alcohol addiction? Submit to god. Dying? That’s why Jesus invented death-bed conversions. Jen Keane lost her father to cancer about a month ago. But, in spite of what her family is going through, she hasn’t [Read More...]

New Hampshire Supreme Court Approves Taxing a Church’s Bathroom

We keep saying church ought to taxed and the New Hampshire Supreme Court has found a novel way to do it… kind of. Here’s the backstory: When the Liberty Assembly of God (now called Destiny Christian Church) opened, they were given the same religious tax exemption all churches get. In 2008, the New Hampshire Board [Read More...]


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