Massimo Pigliucci Criticizes “Scientism”

Philosopher Massimo Pigliucci is the author of a new book Nonsense on Stilts: How to Tell Science from Bunk. Just from the title, it sounds very promising, yes? Well, this extended, exclusive passage from the book may get your atheist senses tingling. It talks about the limits and powers of science. Pigliucci argues that scientists [Read More...]

Emailing Issue

***Update***: Looks like everything is back to normal Thanks for bearing with me. … For the time being, emails sent to this site aren’t getting to me. I’ll try to resolve this as soon as I can. In the meantime, you can leave links/tips in the comments here. [Read more...]

Stained Glass Flying Spaghetti Monster

I have a newfound appreciated for stained-glass windows: It was created by artist Sarah Pierce. I don’t know where it’s located, but if someone tells me, I’ll go worship there from now on. [Read more...]

Atheism and Diabetes

40-Year-Old-Atheist has a son with Type I Diabetes. Recently, he went to a conference for families dealing with the same issue and he encountered a lot of religious families. That set him apart: I do not ask “Why him?”. Not ever. But that very question was asked (or at least implied) by several people over [Read More...]

Heading to the University of Oregon

On Friday, May 21st, I’ll be speaking at the University of Oregon (in the city of Eugene) for the Alliance of Happy Atheists. All the details can be found here! The event is free and there will be all sorts of food and partying afterwards, I’m sure. I’ve never been to Oregon. Any suggestions on [Read More...]