Andrew Sullivan moves to metering his content

This is interesting. Andrew Sullivan is ditching advertising for a new business model: [Read more...]

Happy New Year!


I just want to say… wow. [Read more...]

Stephen Law on Plantinga’s “evolutionary argument against naturalism”

In the past, I’ve been a bit reluctant to comment on Plantinga’s “evolutionary argument against naturalism” (EAAN). Plantinga has a long history of refusing to get his science right when writing about science, and when philosophers do that part of me feels our only response should be to point out what they’re doing and say, [Read More...]

Confession: I never really liked that FFRF sign


Libby Anne has a post up called “The Problem with Confrontational Atheist Tactics,” which takes as its jumping off point an infamous sign that the Freedom From Religion Foundation puts in the Wisconsin Capitol Building every year: [Read more...]

Amanda Marcotte on believers who think we’d all be raping and murdering each other without religion


Via Facebook: [Read more...]

Was C.S. Lewis shrill?

Russell Blackford’s “My most popular posts of the year” post reposts an interesting remark about C.S. Lewis: [Read more...]

Paul Krugman on AI

Some interesting thoughts I did not expect to see in a Paul Krugman column: [Read more...]

A Catholic response to the “why don’t you consider dead kids lucky?” question

A Catholic response to the arguments I made here and here (though I’m not sure if the author was responding directly to me, or if he heard these arguments from some other atheist): [Read more...]


As a follow up to my post “Face it: you don’t actually believe in God,” I should point out Libby Anne’s post on the subject, which talks about what it was like for her as an evangelical to hear about how Andrea Yates murdered her children so they wouldn’t go to Hell. [Read more...]