Atheists in London are Braver Than American Ones

by baldilocks Filling in for Fausta. When we last talked about public atheist Richard Dawkins, he was being ‘de-platformed’ by Pacifica Radio’s KPFA. In contrast, Dawkins spoke last week at the International Conference on Freedom of Conscience and Expression in London, where he received a standing ovation and an award. This conference’s purpose is [to] discuss … Continue reading Atheists in London are Braver Than American Ones

#UNEXPECTEDLY Atheist beaten by religious fanatics…

...working for the Palestinian Government I used to run a blog in Arabic called “Nour Alakl” and ran a satirical Facebook page under the pseudonym “Allah.” But in October 2010, Palestinian security forces stormed into an Internet cafe and arrested me. This blogger has learned many things from this experience Until then, I had been … Continue reading #UNEXPECTEDLY Atheist beaten by religious fanatics…

The #Unexpectedly Chronicles : TPNN Ebola & Atheists

The latest in a series of regular posts on stories that should surprise nobody who is actually paying attention. This entry concerns the #1 story in America Ebola via the Tea Party News Network that has some good news and some bad news.  The good news is that Nurse Nina Pham is Ebola free and … Continue reading The #Unexpectedly Chronicles : TPNN Ebola & Atheists

The Mystery of the Christian Ebola Doctors Solved!

Cure the sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, drive out demons. Without cost you have received; without cost you are to give. Matthew 10:8 The Doctor: You’re running out of time. Courtney Woods: For what? The Doctor: Everything! Human beings have incredibly short lifespans. Frankly, you should all be in a constant state of panic. … Continue reading The Mystery of the Christian Ebola Doctors Solved!

The Secularist Humanist Daily Mass Challenge

One of the things that I've made a point to do it over the years is watch MSNBC in the morning. This brings two advantages, first of all it gives me n insight on what the left's message & theme of the day is, but it also makes me stronger in my point. If my … Continue reading The Secularist Humanist Daily Mass Challenge

Church Going Atheists…it’s for the Children

A couple of days ago I wrote this concerning Judeo Christian Culture... The truth is very simple, one of the things that Christianity and the Judeo Christian Culture provides is a society that has positive values. That individuals and institutions haven’t always lived up to those values doesn’t make the values any less valid than … Continue reading Church Going Atheists…it’s for the Children

Atheism + ( Non progressive atheists need not apply)

I'm looking at this article (via hotair headlines) and I'm trying really hard to look at this with Christian Charity... The founders of Atheism+ say clearly that "divisiveness" is not their aim, but looking through the blogs and voluminous comments in the two weeks since A+ was mooted, trenches have been dug, beliefs stated, positions … Continue reading Atheism + ( Non progressive atheists need not apply)

…as for the sad case of Jerry Dewitt

Cracker: You loved David, you love a man you make love with a man, you have a baby, but babies cost money, there's never enough money, so you talk about abortion , you go and see Michael, his advice what does Michael say? Maggie Harvey: Michael says we will always be welcome in his church … Continue reading …as for the sad case of Jerry Dewitt

Unbelieving Priest’s/Ministers out? I’m all for it…

In the HotAir headlines comes this story from CNN about a "coming out" group for unbelieving ministers/priests During his speeches, he talks about the process of leaving his preacher job. “If you don’t believe, then you will be like me – you’ll suddenly find yourself where you only have two choices,” DeWitt told a group … Continue reading Unbelieving Priest’s/Ministers out? I’m all for it…

Richard Dawkins the Bible and a classical education

Here is a headline that might have caught you by surprise: Why I want all our children to read the King James Bible Yes you read that right, Dawkins is supporting an effort by England's Education secretary to send free King James Bibles to every school for its 400th anniversary, but don't get your hopes … Continue reading Richard Dawkins the Bible and a classical education

Dawkins vs Watson Forgiveness is not an option

I can't add much to Stacy McCain's absolutely hilarious take on the confrontation between two giants of Atheism, Richard Dawkins and Rebecca Watson but there is a point I want to quickly make. The offending words spoken to Ms. Watson were as follows: “Don’t take this the wrong way, but I find you very interesting, … Continue reading Dawkins vs Watson Forgiveness is not an option

A must read for Catholic and Atheists

Gary Gutting who teaches philosophy at the University of Notre Dame puts up, at of all places the NYT online, a pair of spectacular philosophical pieces on belief, non belief and agnosticism. The first from Aug 1st is called Philosophy & Faith: At this point, the class perks up again as I lay out versions … Continue reading A must read for Catholic and Atheists

Deathbed conversions it’s a feature not a bug

If you've read this blog for any length of time you will see that on occasion I will describe a person who choose the world or rejects the faith and write something like this... You can do XYZ for the rest of your life... ...After that you're on your own. I readily admit that it … Continue reading Deathbed conversions it’s a feature not a bug