How To Lose a Debate

Dan Barker, co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, recently participated in a debate on God’s existence. He does that a lot. He’s well-versed in what he says. So watch what his Christian opponent does in the following (brief) video. We don’t actually get to hear the Christian’s arguments in favor of God’s existence; instead, [Read More...]

The New Zealand Guy Who Sold His Soul

Some guy tries to sell his soul online and, all of a sudden, I get tons of emails… I don’t understand it Anyway, New Zealander Walter Scott tried to sell his soul on TradeMe (a.k.a. an eBay-like website based in New Zealand). The website pulled the auction, saying it was in bad taste. However, local [Read More...]

Children’s Questions About God

For many non-religious people, faith first begins to fade when pastors and parents are unable to answer some basic questions about God. Like: Who created God? or What was God doing before He created humans? Without solid, easy-to-understand responses to these questions, kids begin to understand religion doesn’t really make sense. Herb Silverman, president of [Read More...]

That’d Be Disappointing…

(via Nick Kim‘s Nearing Zero) [tags]atheist, atheism, Christian, God, Mormon[/tags] [Read more...]

Abstract Algebra

As you’re reading this, I’m taking a makeup midterm exam for my grad school Abstract Algebra class (I missed the actual test while in Canada). Sample problem: When multiplying out 5,000,000!, how many zeroes are at the far right? Correct answer? 1,249,998. *Obviously* Gotta love tests that count for 50% of your grade. I’ll be [Read More...]