The New Atheists, Ponies, and Alcohol

As Kelley Freeman showed us last month, the best way to make the Four Horsemen — Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and Daniel Dennett — appealing to women is to turn them into ponies.* Now, Kelley (of the Pastafarians at USC) and Katie Hartman (of the Missouri State branch of the Church of the [Read More…]

We Created God In Our Image, Not the Other Way Around

If other species were religious, you can bet their gods would look like them, too. (via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal) [Read more…]

Quote of the Day

In reaction to last night’s debate between the Republican Presidential hopefuls: Listening to GOP Presidential candidates talk about science is like listening to children talk about sex: They know it exists, they have strong opinions about what it might mean, but they don’t have a clue what it’s actually about. (via The Daily Dish) [Read more…]

The Superstitions of the Presidential Candidates

This is one of the best (and funniest) Pat Condell videos I’ve seen in a while: [Read more…]

A Flipped Version of Pascal’s Wager?

Reader Matt took this picture at a church in Seattle: Someone was obviously trying to be funny about it, but I think it just undermines what the church teaches. God isn’t looking after us. We have to look after ourselves and others. And if it’s better to play it safe than sorry, there’s no reason [Read More…]