Can Good People Be Against Same-Sex Marriage?

There was a time, not too long ago, where we had to present reasons to support same-sex marriage.

The tables are turning.  It seems to me that social conservatives and religious leaders no longer have the moral high-ground that they thought they did and are now having to present their side of the argument more and more.  And they’re doing a piss-poor job of it. [Read more...]

Are You Crazy If You Don’t Accept Science?

I would argue that those who reject the overwhelming evidence supporting evolution are willfully ignorant. Living in a fantasy world. Delusional. Maybe not crazy, only because that suggests to me a state you don’t have complete control over, but in colloquial terms, it fits. [Read more...]

Conservative Christian or Fundamentalist Muslim?

Slate has the quiz and it features quotations like this one: [Read more...]

A New Christopher Hitchens Debate Resurfaces on YouTube

It’s good to see a new video featuring Christopher Hitchens :) And thankfully, he’s not a hologram.

Back in 2000, Hitchens debated Catholic League President and blowhard Bill Donohue at the Union League Club in New York City. The topic? Whether the American cultural elite (i.e. the mainstream media) is hostile to religion in general and to Catholicism in particular. [Read more...]

I’m an Atheist and Here’s Why I’m Voting for Barack Obama

Over the weekend, I appeared on a public radio show called Interfaith Voices to talk about why I, as an atheist, am voting for Barack Obama in this election: [Read more...]


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