This Easter would be a great time to download my book debunking the Resurrection

For all those who have somehow not been drawn in by the big button that says “Free Ebooks” at the top of the page, this would be a great time to download my book UFOs, Ghosts, and a Rising God: Debunking the Resurrection of Jesus, which I’ve made available for download in exchange for whatever [Read More...]

Could a sufficiently accurate brain simulation really change the world?

In The Mind’s Eye, Daniel Dennett writes: [Read more...]

Reply to Natalie on Batman

Back in August, I wrote a post titled “Batman sucks.” Natalie Reed just left a comment which I think is worth replying to: [Read more...]

Review: Candida Moss’ The Myth of Persecution

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Last week, I offered readers a deal of blogging about books if someone is willing to buy them for me off my Amazon wishlist. Here is the first post stemming from that offer: a review of Candida Moss’ The Myth of Persecution: How Early Christians Invented a Story of Martyrdom. [Read more...]

SMBC on intelligence explosion

The webcomic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal has a new comic up on the idea of intelligence explosion. Go read it. [Read more...]

Craig: gay marriage is “really odd” because “homosexuals typically don’t have lasting partnerships”

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Dear William Lane Craig: fuck you you fucking fuck. [Read more...]

Lee Strobel’s The Case for Faith is really a great book to read if you’re just getting into atheist/Christian debates

I feel odd saying this, but another thing I remembered when thinking about how Martin Luther was made out to be a hero when I was in school is where I did learn about Luther’s antisemitism from: Lee Strobel’s book The Case for Faith. [Read more...]

What did you learn about Luther & the Reformation in school?

One thing I totally forgot to talk about in yesterday’s post on Martin Luther and antisemitism is that when I was in school–public school in the United States, mind you, which isn’t supposed to endorse one religion over another–Luther was presented as a great guy. [Read more...]

On Passover, the charge of antisemitism, and Martin Luther

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A couple months ago, I shared the following picture on Facebook: [Read more...]


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