A Non-Debate Between a Christian and an Atheist

Over the weekend, I was in Columbus, Ohio. I was invited there to do a public talk with a Christian pastor at The Ohio State University. Normally, when you hear about these things, it’s a debate. The speakers will throw out their arguments as to why there is or probably isn’t a God… or where [Read More...]

Reasons to Be Upset with Barack Obama

DJ Grothe, host of the Point of Inquiry podcast, writes about why he is disappointed by President Barack Obama: But there is one area of change I can’t believe in: Obama has not only brought change to Bush’s Faith Based Initiative, but has actually expanded the program! And he did so without even attempting to [Read More...]

Another Anniversary is Approaching

We’re all excited about the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin, but this weekend, there’s another anniversary that is just as important for anyone concerned with religious freedom and free speech. Saturday, February 14th will mark the twentieth anniversary of Ayatollah Khomeini‘s fatwa against Salman Rushdie for writing The Satanic Verses. The effects of that incident [Read More...]

Jesus Wouldn’t Have This Dilemma

But it is amusing watching someone else have it… (via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal) [Read more...]

Book Review: The Atheist’s Way by Eric Maisel

Imagine that you’ve just become an atheist. Maybe you read The God Delusion and you’re pretty sure you’re not religious. But now, you don’t know what to do. The New Atheists have done a nice job of convincing you to drop your faith in any god. But they never told you what to put up [Read More...]