hey guys, first of all, tonight's show will feature Bible scholar Dr. Robert Price, live! i know Greg has a bunch of great questions to ask Dr. Price, very topical stuff given that it's Easter! :)
finally, check out the references and resources posts in the Radio Show group after the show for links to reading suggestions and internet resources for further information on what was discussed during the show.
Stan was a Mormon for 20 years, is now out, and has written about his journey.
mean gods stop cheaters, nice forgiving gods encourage cheaters.
John Danaher has begun a series on William Lane Craig's arguments for god from objective morality.
scientists are asking: what is religion and what is it for?
somebody has to get these billboards up!
a while back i linked to controversy over the Daryl Bem authored paper that purported to provide evidence for precognition. now Dem's experiment has been replicated by other scientists but without getting his same results. but the journal that printed Dem's paper is refusing to publish this new paper.
god and an armed robber. don't you see? you have free will to decide follow both their commands. because if you don't you go to hell or get shot in the face. why's it so hard to understand???
David Barash wrote to chastise atheists that keep attacking their fellow atheists for confronting religion. Jerry Coyne backed him and offered an open letter to the NCSE and BCSE. Russell Blackford backed them both.
what would the US Congress look like if it were more representative of the American people? lots more atheists.
Christopher Hitchens had to cancel his scheduled appearance at the American Atheists conference due to his voice but he did write a letter to be read aloud. typical Hitchens. must read.
you'll recall last week when i linked to Ricky Gervais' new piece in the Wall Street Journal. well, now actress Kristin Chenoweth has written.... something... that i guess is supposed to serve as a response to Gervais. Hemant Mehta and vorjack commented.
as skeptics we talk a lot about the scientific method. and that involves "peer review". but what is that really? and how does it work?
what is the physical evidence for the existence of Jesus?
science has vanquished religion, but not its evils.
Ken Perrot posted to answer some questions on morality. Alonzo Fyfe replied to point out some issues he had with Ken's answers. Ken replied in the comments to that post prompting Fyfe to post again. it's an interesting exchange on the subject of secular morality.
largest fossil spider ever found sheds light on arachnid evolution.
the many yous in you. on chimeras- animals formed from the fusion of two or more fertilized eggs.
Climate Gate: What Really Happened? "How climate science became the target of 'the best-funded, best-organized smear campaign by the wealthiest industry that the Earth has ever known'"
"Suicide attempts by gay teens — and even straight kids — are more common in politically conservative areas where schools don’t have programs supporting gay rights."
will the last person to leave the Church of England please turn out the lights?
flowers fool flat footed flies by faking fungus infected foliage.
Massimo Pigliucci reviews a recent talk by Patricia Churchland on the science of morality.
the science of why we don't believe in science. why do denialists deny?