Reading Time: 13 minutes Humanists know that there is so much to do in our hurting world. It’s frustrating when a given cultural moment nevertheless compels us to dwell on toxic religious turf instead. Every time we do? We’re not working together to mitigate the impacts of climate change. Not grappling with rising environmental and war refugeeism, and reshaping […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Encouraging individuals to do good deeds isn’t the same as calling for reform of oppressive power structures.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This came to me by way of someone watching one of my recent interviews on YouTube and I think it is interesting enough to warrant some discussion: I have been studying the mythicist position for a while now, and although I’m not a scholar or historian, I have a perspective that they often miss: studying […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Can you remember what you said last week? You know, in any conversation? Can you remember what you said last month? How about last year? How about ten years ago? Can you remember your conversations from ten years ago other than general themes of only the most pertinent ones? Can you remember the conversations of others? […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes A recent article from the science world reminds me of one of the strangest ways that the Bible doesn’t line up with reality: its descriptions of wolves. Today, Lord Snow Presides over the collision of Bible-wolves with reality-wolves.
Reading Time: 7 minutes I can see why they worry at those three bits of pseudo-evidence like activated terriers. What they actually do have, they very logically never want to discuss with non-believers. Today, let me show you the real evidence Christians actually have — and how that works out for them.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Here is another guest post from Dana Horton, this time looking at Jesus’ claims regarding life beyond death (thanks Dana!): What does Jesus say about the afterlife? A lot of us in a western Christian culture just assume there is an afterlife. It is what we grew up believing. So that means the afterlife is […]
Reading Time: 12 minutes I have just been made aware of a podcast in which William Lane Craig takes a couple of my short articles to task. The ones in question are: The Resurrection, Fideism and Circularity Supernaturalism (and Motivated Reasoning) He absolutely hammers me. Well, he thinks he does. Because what really happens is they (him and his […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute I am running a series of the old podcast segments from my Pearced Off! section of the Skepticule Podcast (a British skepticism-based podcast now on hiatus) that I used to contribute to. Some of the earlier ones have some quieter audio. Apologies. They run at around ten minutes. Something to keep you company outside of Netflix and the […]
Reading Time: 11 minutes Because I am extremely helpful, I thought I’d offer my evaluation of it here, in case any Christians make the dire mistake of thinking this list reflects reality. After all, surely logical Christians, of all people, want to be corrected if they’re wrong, right? …Right?