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This week on Think Atheist Radio we're thrilled to have as our guest Mr. Adam Lee. Mr. Lee is a long time writer and commentator on atheism and humanism. Known previously by his nom de plume "Ebonmuse" at his first site "Ebon Musings", a site well worth a visit for the treasure trove of thoughtful essays there, he is now the man behind Daylight Atheism on the Big Think network. With an interest in morality and ethics, current events, and the arguments for and against God, Mr. Lee has no doubt given those with unresolved questions about their faith still more unresolved questions, people without faith ammunition, and people with faith some sleepless nights. He joins us to discuss his newly published book, Daylight Atheism, in which he lays out his view that religion is not only false, but dangerous, and explains why we should aspire to be atheists. It's a well-written, great and quick read, perfect for an introduction to atheism required by anyone. Join us!
Does education mean more or less religion? Depends on the country.
Our guest on Think Atheist Radio for this week had some thoughts on how to grow the secular community.
Christian teacher at a public school unknowingly but proudly sends J.T. Eberhard evidence of the illegal activity at his school as he and his co-workers deny to secular students their equal rights. Eberhard lays some massive smack down in a letter to the teacher's principle at the school. The school's response so far is just lame.
Jerry Coyne explains the problem with thinking about evolution as anything other than an unguided process.
Chris Hallquist has undertaken to go through the arguments for God that can be found in William Lane Craig's book Reasonable Faith. It's a good series so far with some thoughtful critiques. Craig's version of the Leibnizian Cosmological Argument, Craig's Kalam, etc. Check it out.
Scientists are reaching back farther than farther on the trail of human origins.
People have begun to refer to the hormone oxytocin as the "cuddle chemical", the "hug hormone", and the "moral molecule". But all of this hype is dumb and dangerous.
The National Climatic Data Center says that the US is in the grips of the worst drought since 1956.
Physicist Sean Carroll offers his thoughts on whether Quantum Mechanics offers any evidence for God.
Actor Rob Schneider says deeply stupid things about vaccines and autism and gets douched by Seth Mnookin.
Neanderthal dental tartar reveals ancient use of medicine.
The astronomical formation called the Pillars of Creation is likely an illusion as a supernova has probably led to its destruction.
Here's a list of science questions the candidates for president need to be able to answer.
Scientists are unlocking the potential of the human mind using electrical shocks.
A new study has it that 19% of the population isn't religious.
Never one to leave the douchebaggery alone and walk slowly away, megachurch pastor Rich Warren sells hate on the back of tragedy.
Jeffery Jay Lowder put together an index of his posts on the argument against God that points to the success of science.