Those ‘Unreasonable’ New Atheists

March 28, 2012
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Reason is a common theme in the skeptical community. For instance, several atheist groups held the Reason Rally this last weekend in Washington D.C., billed as the largest secular event in history. Author and Neuroscientist Sam Harris, one of the “Four Horsemen” of the new atheism movement, is founder and…

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Non-Believers Argue Over Jesus

March 24, 2012
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Two accomplished scholars recently voiced differing and combative views on the historicity of Jesus. I’ve read works from both of the men involved, and they are both accomplished authors and historians. Even though I’m a little surprised at some of the rhetoric used, I plan on providing this academic contretemps…

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Religious Money & Influence Infect Congress

March 21, 2012
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With so many religious groups paying to persuade and influence congressional politicians, it brings to mind a pithy one-liner that sounds like an old George Carlin comedy routine: If god isn’t dead, he must be broke, because his followers are spending all of his money. It’s not funny, though, especially…

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Sam Harris Destroys Free Will in Short Book; I Await Future

March 17, 2012
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Sam Harris has taken away my free will, and I’m not happy about it. Just what in the deuce does this man think he’s doing? You’re all familiar with Harris, aren’t you. He earned a degree in philosophy from Stanford University and a PhD in neuroscience from UCLA. He has…

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Killing Newborns, ‘After-Birth Abortion,’ Infanticide – My View

March 14, 2012
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Peter Singer

No one will be happy after reading this post. No one should be happy after reading this post. Those with an over-active ability to emote may need to proceed with caution, as the subject I’m discussing makes even me, a professional misanthrope, a bit edgy. I recently took Christian apologist…

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