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Happy Independence Day!


Happy Independence Day, fellow patriots!  I hope you’re enjoying the wonderful weather and are able to share this memorable date in history with your family and fellow patriots. As I was monitoring my Q today, I found myself reflecting on … Continue reading

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Why are Christians constantly subjected to ridicule?


I recently read a short piece on someone’s blog (for the life of me I’m unable to find my way back to it) asking why religious people are often subjected to constant ridicule and name calling.  My immediate thought was, … Continue reading

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How the moron virus is spread, part II


I have the distinct feeling that there are likely to be many more parts to this series.  It makes an ugly appearance almost every day in my local newspaper (I dare not even provide a link for fear that just … Continue reading

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Christianity: Its Legacy in the Americas


I think that I’ll post this message every October 12 for the remainder of my tenure at this blog.

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Morality Redux: Euthyphro


The ongoing discussion that I’ve been having (largely off the blog) about the recent entries on morality has prompted me to cover one last topic that I only mentioned in passing last time: the Euthyphro dilemma. This should be the … Continue reading

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Morality Redux: Slavery


I’ve been having a number of interesting conversations recently regarding the post on secular morality, and I’d like to discuss some of the thoughts that have emerged from those exchanges. One of my entry-level statements when discussing human morality is … Continue reading

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Secular Morality


I was out in Philly this weekend and, through the normal course of catch-up conversation, I was asked a question that is quickly rising to the top of my “inevitable” list: “As an atheist, what keeps you from doing just … Continue reading

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Friday Fundie Quotes


Happy Friday! Before heading out for the weekend, I’m going to throw out a couple quotes from an author I’m reading currently, Jerry Robeson, Ph.D. Talking about how amazing God is, he comes out with this gem of mind-blowing rationality: … Continue reading

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Anthropic Principle


The Anthropic Principle exists in over thirty different forms, and it’s an important concept for skeptics to deal with because it is used by both theists and atheists to support their differing cosmological claims. Shall we discuss its implications a … Continue reading

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