Tackling the Moral Argument for God

NonStampCollector steps away from his usual animated fare and tackles Christian apologists’ moral argument for God:



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(by Clay Bennett of the Chattanooga Times Free Press)

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Help Save an Atheist Alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous

Secular Organizations for Sobriety (SOS) is in trouble.

After nearly 30 years, the atheist alternative to super-spiritual Alcoholics Anonymous will no longer be funded in full by the Council for Secular Humanism (a part of Center for Inquiry) due to budget constraints. That means, in order to continue helping people achieve sobriety without resorting to the supernatural, it needs to raise quite a bit of money:

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New Research Suggests That Atheism is Positively Linked to Entrepreneurial Activity

According to research just published in the Journal of Institutional Economics, there may be a correlation between the percentage of atheists and agnostics in a state and that state’s level of entrepreneurial activity.



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No, Ken Ham, Ark Encounter Will Not Be Good for the Economy

Here’s Bill Nye the other day, referring to “Ark Encounter,” the Noah’s Ark theme park:

Reached by phone Thursday, Nye said he was disappointed the project would go forward and said he hoped it “goes out of business.”

“If he builds that ark, it’s my strong opinion, it’s bad for the commonwealth of Kentucky and bad for scientists based in Kentucky and bad for the U.S.,” Nye said. “And I’m not joking, bad for the world.”

Nye said he was “heartbroken and sickened for the Commonwealth of Kentucky” after learning that the project would move forward. He said the ark would eventually draw more attention to the beliefs of Ham’s ministry, which preaches that the Bible’s creation story is a true account, and as a result, “voters and taxpayers in Kentucky will eventually see that this is not in their best interest.”

And here’s Creationist Ken Ham yesterday, missing the mark as usual:

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