Hitler Can’t Help You

One of the standard moves in the apologetic argument from morality is the invocation of Hitler. If there is no objective moral standard, then how do we say that the Holocaust was wrong? Don't we all feel instinctively that the Shoah was evil? Doesn't that point to an moral standard outside of our own moral reasoning?As NonStampCollector points out, most apologists end up refuting their own argument in an interesting way:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zt5gLf455Q8(via Bob Cargill) … [Read more...]


A crew from Flyonix, a company that makes flying camera mounts as well as other improbable flying contraptions, has made a life sized flying TARDIS.Why? ... Honestly, if you can ask that question, you're better off on another blog.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxcY3aLPzn8Unfortunately, as you can see at the 1:08 mark, the prototype crashed and .. well, not burned, because it was styrofoam. But it smashed up real good.No report as of yet as to which incarnation was piloting at … [Read more...]

Dead Raiser

Here's a trailer for the new documentary Dead Raiser, a production of the Christian company Mountain Light Cinema. The documentary itself consists of modern day miracle stories of people being raised from the dead.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxPvsedaJQc(via Christian Nightmares)Looks like a fair quality production. Setting aside the question of evidence - what are we to make of stories from an explicitly evangelical source - there's always the question of evil. What are we to … [Read more...]

Creation Today: Pat Robertson Not Crazy Enough

*snifff* I love the smell of in-fighting in the morning.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlLbE650hl0#t=71(via Joe.My. God.)Briefly, Pat Robertson said something relatively sane about creationism. He pointed out that whatever you say about the Bible's authority, it does not necessarily apply to Archbishop James Ussher. Which is perfectly sensible even within the most conservative, literalist framework.Ussher was only one of many people attempting to determine the age of the earth … [Read more...]

Atheist Dog Tricks

Such a pretty dog. And so well trained too!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6NWrwt-dA8(Yeah, yeah, I know, the whole "baby eating" thing is soooo 2010.) … [Read more...]