A Reminder That Working Together Has Its Benefits

Herb Silverman‘s remembrance of Paul Kurtz is a mix of reverence and respectful criticism. It touches on some of the behind-the-scenes conflicts that seem petty in retrospect but were (unfortunately) very big issues at the time: [Read more...]

The New York Times‘ Obituary for Paul Kurtz

Earlier tonight, the New York Times‘ posted Ben Weber‘s obituary for Paul Kurtz: [Read more...]

Paul Kurtz Has Died

I knew this day would come but it doesn’t make it any easier to write: Paul Kurtz has died. He was 86 years old. While details are sparse, his son Jonathan Kurtz (President of Prometheus Books) said it happened last night (Saturday, October 20th). Before the New Atheists went mainstream, it’s arguable that Kurtz did [Read More...]

When God Gives Us Too Much to Handle

Don’t ever say this to anyone [Read more...]

A Beautiful Richard Dawkins Passage… in Cartoon Form

It’s one of my favorite Richard Dawkins passages (from Unweaving the Rainbow) and Gavin Aung Than has put it in cartoon form: The full cartoon is here. So when’s someone going to turn The God Delusion into a graphic novel? Because I would totally buy that. (Thanks to Rebecca for the link!) [Read more...]


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