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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Christian Apologist Challenges Richard Dawkins, Fails

March 31, 2012

Apologist Tom Gilson, writer of the self-consciously titled Thinking Christian blog, claims that atheists aren’t truly consistent with their reasoning and are internally incoherent. He is currently making this assertion a frequent theme throughout his posts, and is promoting a book titled True Reason: Christian Responses to the Challenge of…

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Those ‘Unreasonable’ New Atheists

March 28, 2012

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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