Four Blood Moon Tetrad nonsense

The great conjunction of the sun and the earth with its shadow on the moon.

I went to the American Atheist National Convention in Salt Lake City Utah in April of 2014. It's funny because there was a ComiCon going on right across the street. A lot of them belonged with us -and visa versa. Patrick Stewart and William Shatner were both speaking there, but could just as well have spoken for us too. There were Christian protesters outside who couldn't decide who's parade they should rain on -as they kept crossing the street trying to protest both events. You know those … [Read more...]

A Short Response to Steven Novella’s “Bigfoot Skeptics, New Atheists, Politics and Religion”

   Dr. Steven Novella of JREF has posted in response to PZ's post on skeptical consistency in defense of economic policies particularly libertarianism. The gist of Novella's main contention with PZ is...Perhaps I am misunderstanding what PZ is saying here, and if so please correct me, but this sounds an awful lot like a desire to purge the skeptical movement of those with a differing political outlook. I find it hard to see how this would be a good thing.There is … [Read more...]