I love Reddit

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Baby reacts to baptism

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The authors of the Old Testament were the Pat Robertsons of their day

I’m currently tweeting my way through the Bible. I’m currently in 2 Kings, which includes this lovely bit: “The Lord has decreed a famine in the land that will last seven years.” Gee, what does that remind me of… [Read more...]

Are believers stupid? Ignorant? Not worth talking to?

In their book Reasonable Atheism, Scott Aikin and Robert Talisse (two philosophers at Vanderbilt) define the “No Reasonable Opposition strategy” as follows (p. 28): [Read more...]

Open thread

I’m making this an open thread for people to talk about whatever they want. This is partly because I’m (technically) on vacation–but partly because I really like the community that’s been growing up around this blog, especially in the last month. I want to see what you call can do when not constrained by having [Read More...]

How to install killfiles for blog comments in Firefox (and Chrome?)

Hey everybody: I moderate comments lightly here, and intend to continue with that policy. However, I want to accommodate readers who may get sick of particular other commenters and want to not have to read their comments. So: for those of you who use Firefox, I recommend this: [Read more...]

Stephen Hawking on the afterlife

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Weekend recap: civility, William Lane Craig, and more!

So… I hadn’t planned to do more on William Lane Craig after finishing the initial post series, but then I decided I needed to go back and make extra-clear my reasons for calling him dishonest. I did this in two posts, first analyzing his misrepresentations of his debate opponents and then analyzing his case for [Read More...]

Batman sucks

I saw The Dark Knight Rises last week, and was disappointed to say the least. I’m not exactly sure what went wrong. Part of me thinks Nolan must have had some much better plans for the third movie in his trilogy that got ruined by Heath Ledger’s death. But this may have been a case of failing [Read More...]


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