It’s a bit of a long hike to get to how excellent the Bergen Dispatch (local paper for Bergen County, NJ) is, but bear with me. First, last year a woman falsely accused a guy of sexually molesting his own daughter. The man was charged, but the charges were later dropped while the woman was [Read More...]
Hemant reports on Edwina Rogers suing the Secular Coalition for America which fired her as its executive director last year. After she was terminated Camp Quest Director Amanda Metskas took over the position on a temporary basis. As Hemant says: Rogers claims that SCA President Amanda Metskas — who “envied Plaintiff” — wanted the higher salary that [Read More...]
Do as I say, not as I do: don’t treat everybody who wants to waste your time like they’re entitled to do so.
I used to think that being a good blogger meant giving my time to anybody and everybody who invited me to waste it. No matter how loopy they appeared, I would do my damndest to treat them like they were acting in good faith. But the more I wrote the more I realized that there [Read More...]
If god were honest: Happy Mother’s Day to the woman who takes a whole lot better care of you than I do. — God (@TheTweetOfGod) May 10, 2015 [Read more...]
[Index of series posts] Continuing the rebuttal of the article, “9 Scientific Facts Prove that “The Theory of Evolution” is wrong.” The author has a basic argument against natural selection: “I think natural selection predicts X and not Y, but in reality, we see Y and not X. Therefore, it’s falsified.” I’m going to another [Read More...]
When my seven-year-old son Michael* was in kindergarten, his table-mate asked him if he believed in God, to which he replied he did not. We have explained to him on many occasions that his beliefs about god(s) need to be his own. We are not fans of indoctrination, of any kind. He may have non-theist [Read More...]