Center For Inquiry Critiques Civics Textbook

The Center For Inquiry has put out a paper (PDF) that documents several egregious errors found in James Q. Wilson and John J. DiIulio, Jr.’s American Government: Institutions and Policies textbook. The mistakes are all over the place. While passages directly from the textbook are presented in CFI’s document, brief summaries of their analysis are [Read More...]

Richard Dawkins as Dungeons & Dragons Character

From the folks at Wired: Richard Dawkins 22th-Level Evolutionary Biologist Lawful Neutral Human Strength: 12 Dexterity: 13 Constitution: 10 Intelligence: 18 Wisdom: 22 Charisma: 25 Special Abilities: Spell Resistance Infinite (because magic is not real). All Cleric-Priest within 60 feet gain 2 negate levels due to logical paradox. Special Equipment: Spectacles of Trueseeing (always sees [Read More...]

Better Know A (Secular) Lobbyist

Stephen Colbert has featured the marijuana lobby and the gay rights lobby on the “Better Know a Lobbyist” segment of his show. But he hasn’t yet spoken to Lori Lipman Brown, lobbyist for the Secular Coalition for America. Lori writes this at Rant & Reason: It’s time for the Secular Coalition Nation to rise up [Read More...]

Questions for Lee Strobel

Lee Strobel, the atheist-turned-Christian author of such books as The Case for Christ, The Case for Faith, and The Case for Easter, has offered to answer questions from this site’s readers. Feel free to leave your questions in the comments and I’ll pass along as many as I can to him. [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more...]

Tetris and God

The logic is impeccable: (via Another Random Day) [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more...]