“At the very least, say it’s a 1,600-year-old book, referring to the mid-4th century when the complete canon was officially adopted. If they have a look of puzzlement on their face, this is a great opportunity to share with them the long and dubious process by which their “divinely inspired” text was created.”http://bit.ly/1NeuEPW
Monthly Archive: October 2015
In his 2004 book The End of Faith, Sam Harris wrote, “If religious war is ever to become unthinkable for us, in the way that slavery and cannibalism seem poised to, it will be a matter of our having dispensed with the dogma of faith.” Eleven years later, Harris has released a new book called […]http://bit.ly/1MmLgQw
Atheists: Responding To The Christian Phrase “I’ll Pray For You”http://bit.ly/1Mml8Fw
I Threw a Bible-Based Halloween Party and Here’s How It Wenthttp://bit.ly/1PUub79
Scientists are often reluctant to disagree with religious ideas. The Kim Davis controversy shows why they shouldn’t be.http://nyr.kr/1GMBJGj
“When the problems kept coming, I finally decided to put the Book of Mormon down and actually give the Bible a good, thorough study. Once I did, I realized for the first time that it not only mentions but advocates for genocide, rape, genital mutilation, slavery, polygamy, incest, and the subjugation of women. And it forbids wearing clothing made...
On Friday night, I had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to photograph a presidential hopeful and represent atheists at the same time. Bernie Sanders was making an appearance at the historic Adler Theater in Davenport, Iowa for an event called “Rockin the Bern” and I had the chance to photograph him.http://bit.ly/1LW0AEt
Skeptic Michael Shermer presents ten major arguments for the existence of God — and counters each one.http://bit.ly/1LVXi49
Greg Koukl, a Christian apologist, made a video recently in which he said God’s existence is obvious and atheists are just trying to suppress the truth. He compared us to people trying to hide a beach ball underwater — it’s trying to come up and we’re doing everything we can to hold it back. (He’s wrong, of course. Atheists...