Liveblogging The Amazing Meeting 8: Friday Afternoon Sessions

***If you want instant updates, I suggest reading the #TAM8 Twitter feed*** Thanks to @UAJamie for the great pictures! … What’s one major difference between Skeptic conferences and Atheist conferences? Lunch. Skeptics’ lunch = not very vegetarian friendly. Atheists’ lunch = a vegan would be proud. That said, bread + pie = yummy, and I’m [Read More...]

Liveblogging The Amazing Meeting 8: Friday Morning Sessions

***If you want instant updates, I suggest reading the #TAM8 Twitter feed*** Thanks to @UAJamie for the great pictures! You can read other sessions here, here, here, here, and here. … James Randi isn’t on stage right now because he’s doing an interview for Playboy. (I assume this will go along with his centerfold.) With [Read More...]

Liveblogging The Amazing Meeting 8

I’m at The Amazing Meeting 8 in Las Vegas and the people at the James Randi Educational Foundation were kind enough to give me the Internets so I can liveblog some of the talks. On the docket for today: Simon Singh, Pamela Gay, Sean Faircloth, and many more. While we’re waiting for the first speaker, [Read More...]

Overcome Our Fear of Being Tiny

by Jesse Galef – Carl Sagan is right up there with Richard Feynman in my list of heroes. When Sagan talks about the universe and our place in it, I can’t help but feel a profound sense of awe – first at the cosmos, and then at his ability to impact me that way. I [Read More...]

Why Can’t Women Be Pastors?

When you consider how much weight the Bible carries with atheists, this is really what it boils down to when we hear Christians talk about why women can’t hold certain positions within the church: Sure, some churches have female pastors, but not many that I’ve seen. (I’d love to know the exact percentage if someone [Read More...]


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