Atheists are great at being atheists when they only talk to other atheists or construct strawman theists and show how easy it is to set them on fire. The latest example is in the premiere episode of the second season of HBO’s Crashing. A conversation develops between Penn Jillette and Pete (who appears
Historical revisionism has been a favorite pastime of liberals. They have accused religious folks of believing in a flat earth (false) until Columbus confounded the religious leaders of his day (false), that religion has been at war with science (false), and that the Inquisition was one of the bloodiest assaults
As you most likely know by now, President Obama offered something of a dismissal of today’s Islamic Jihadists by comparing their actions to the Crusades and Inquisition. Here’s what he said: “Unless we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during
Neil deGrasse Tyson is the new front man for the Cosmos TV series which is more about scientific speculation than scientific fact. It seems that the speculative nature of the series is spilling over into the areas of history and religion. In a recent tweet on December 25th, Tyson wrote:
We are learning that Lord Harries of Pentregarth, a retired Anglican Bishop of Oxford, said that at Prince Charles’ coronation would include a reading from the Koran. Such “a gesture at the traditionally Anglican service would be ‘creative’ and make Muslims feel ‘embraced’ by the nation.” Embraced by the nation?
The following story is getting some traction. I suspect there are other stories like this about which parents never hear a thing. They don’t know what their children are being taught or what they’re not being taught. “Cassidy Vines recently began noticing a change in her daughter’s behavior. The kindergartener began
Jerry Coyne is a professor of ecology and evolution at the University of Chicago. He is virulently anti-religion. He despises any hint of religion. When the Museum of Natural History in Los Angeles, Calif., displayed a plaque that included the phrase “to celebrate all of God’s creatures,” he sprung into
“From the Al-Qassam Brigades to the Zionist soldiers: The Al-Qassam Brigades love death more than you love life.” When people comment on world conditions they often put the worst and inevitable slant on them. Crisis politics leads to fear, a loss of liberty, and economic repression. I’m reminded of a