A YouTube Introduction to Street Epistemology

I’ve posted a number of videos by Anthony Magnabosco on this site, in which he speaks to strangers about their religious beliefs for just few minutes and then deconstructs the whole conversation afterwards.

Now, Socrates Jones has offered a lengthier introduction to how you can do this sort of “street epistemology” yourself:



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India College Will Now Accept Openly Transgender and Atheist Students

This is pretty neat, especially in a country known for its traditional and cultural norms: India’s Jorhat College (Amalgamated) will now accept openly transgender and atheist students, becoming one of the first schools of its kind to do so (if not the first):



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Facebook Page Has Been Hacked

Quick note. The Facebook page for this site (along with my personal page) has been hacked. I’ve gone through the motions to regain access to it, but the security settings say I have to wait 24 hours to get back on. If you know anything else I should be doing right now (or know someone at [Read More…]

Christian Pastor Claims to Resurrect Man from the Dead, but Man’s Sister Tells a Different Story

This story has been messing with my head for the past several days for reasons you’ll understand in a moment, but I figured I should go ahead and post this now.

Pastor Robby Dawkins — no relation to Richard — was preaching in England several weeks ago when he saw something horrifying just as he took the stage: Matt Catlow, a member of the congregation, began twitching and convulsing. His pupils dilated. His pulse stopped. His mother was screaming for an ambulance.

According to an article on the Christian website Charisma, that’s when Dawkins took action:



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A Creationist Just Made a Huge Scientific Discovery… Really!

Edgar Nernberg was excavating ground for his company in order to build a new home in Calgary, Alberta when he realized he was looking at something special:



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