I often try to corner theists on theology. I face them with what their Bible says literally and/or at it's base. For example, your spiritual leader promises to come back as a mass murderer. He's the child of a rich man whom promises you a mansion if you'll just give up all of your money today for a promise. Where is it that TV Evangelists get it from again? More often than not, I'll get a disingenuous side step and they'll say that you need to listen to theologians or read a specific book.…Continue
Santa lives! Richard Carrier has this hilarious and clever post arguing that Santa is real. replace "Santa" with "god" at any point and you'll see how clever it is.
Greg picked his favorite arguments from Carrier's piece while linking to an older post by Eric Steinhart arguing for…Continue
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Yes, Kitzmas. Its been 5 years from the Kitzmiller v. Dover case. According to the National Council for Science Education…Continue
Added by Diego Lecca on December 20, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments
EDIT: i'm adding this link to today's edition because it's got some excellent information- including viewing times around the world- on Monday's eclipse and will be useless come next Sunday.
first, to all those members who…Continue
-lots of anthropologists and scientists in general are upset over the American Anthropological Association's decision to drop all mention of "science" from their mission statement. The New York Times has the story.…
Added by Johnny on December 5, 2010 at 5:00am — No Comments