Lawrence Krauss Debunks Eric Metaxas’ Fine-Tuning Argument on the New Yorker‘s Website

A month after Christian author Eric Metaxas embarrassing piece in the pages of the The Wall Street Journal saying that science proved God — which was his way of pushing the awful fine-tuning argument — physicist Lawrence Krauss has a thorough rebuttal on the New Yorker‘s website:



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The Problem with Heaven is…

Of all the wacky beliefs people have about the afterlife, I find it weird that they usually ignore the most obvious aspect of it: Heaven never really seems all that enjoyable.

(Even seeing your deceased loved ones sounds nice and all, but after a few days, I’d probably want some personal space again.)

So this postcard at PostSecret probably resonates with a lot of religious people:



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Will Atheists March on Washington in 2016? Planning for the Second Reason Rally Has Begun

In March of 2012, as estimated 20,000 atheists gathered in Washington, D.C. for the “Reason Rally,” reminding our elected officials that church/state separation matters, that atheists vote, and that they can’t ignore us any longer. Whether it had a significant effect on the political landscape is debatable, but I can tell you that most atheists I met there had never experienced anything like it before. They were surrounded by like-minded people for the first time in their lives and it was a transformational experience for them.



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Governor Bobby Jindal Talks About the Need for a “Spiritual Revival” in Our Nation

Yesterday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal held a prayer rally at LSU that gives you a perfect glimpse of what his future presidential campaign would look like — and why he’s better suited to run a church than a state.

Just look at what Jindal suggested could fix our nation’s problems:



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Center For Inquiry is Offering Free Membership to Students Right Now

This is a pretty sweet deal: If you’re a high school or college student (or grad student!), you can become a member of the Center for Inquiry for free through the end of March!



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