Writer Nicholas Kristof Panders to Religion in NYT Column

April 11, 2012

In a painfully acquiescent article for The New York Times, columnist Nicholas Kristof heralds the recent direction of discourse from atheist writers as nigh “reverential” to religion. He cites three recent books, one from Alain de Botton titled Religion for Atheists, Edward O. Wilson’s new book, The Social Conquest of Earth,…

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A Skeptic’s Easter Homily: Jesus is Dead – Celebrate Science

April 8, 2012

Thank you all for being here on this most beautiful Easter Sunday. We are here to celebrate peace, joy and hope. We are here to celebrate the promise of the future, and the gift of life. Today, many Christians celebrate the alleged resurrection of Jesus Christ. They believe that approximately…

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Faith Fails You; Stop Using It

April 6, 2012
Philosopher Peter Boghossian

Enough is enough, says Peter Boghossian. The delusion of faith is making Boghossian, a Portland State University philosophy professor, sick and tired. This is Boghossian’s message: Faith fails you. Stop using it. Faith won’t reliably lead you to the truth and it won’t make you a better person, either. “People…

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The MG to Tweetcast Event in May

April 4, 2012

Kids, the Flying Spaghetti Monster Will Kill You In Your Sleep

April 3, 2012

Imagine if I taught my children the following: “Kids, if you don’t believe in my version of reality, then one night while you are sleeping, the Flying Spaghetti Monster will visit you in bed and strangle you to death with one of his noodley appendages.” What if I taught my…

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