Monthly Archives: January 2014

Sam Harris: Science can answer moral questions

in my opinion, one of the most persuasive speakers you will ever hear…

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January 31, 2014 · 1:03 pm

Evolution is Not an Obvious or Intuitive Concept

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January 26, 2014 · 9:09 pm

Neil deGrasse Tyson on Why Science Literacy Matters

passionate conversation on science, religion and the position of the United States in the world…

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January 26, 2014 · 8:46 pm

Hitchens at his best

arguably his most inspriing speech ever, I never get tired of it…

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January 25, 2014 · 8:08 pm

The 7 Most Intriguing Philosophical Arguments for the Existence of God

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January 25, 2014 · 7:24 pm

10 Cliches Christians should stop saying

I wasn’t actually going to post this because after reading number 4 about judging people, I thought it would be hypocritical to do so, but then after reading number 3, and then following up by reading the section about unicorns on, I was reminded as to why I try to do this type of thing every day, over several different platforms…

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January 24, 2014 · 9:53 pm

Hitchslap 16 Hitler was no atheist

Hitchens puts to rest the fallacy that Hitler and the National Socialists were atheists…

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January 22, 2014 · 8:51 pm

Newly translated pre-Biblical tablet describes a great flood and a “rescue boat” with wild animals aboard—in pairs!

Why Evolution Is True

We’ve known since at least 1872 that the Great Flood detailed in Genesis is a descendant of earlier flood myths from Mesopotamia.  And there may be some credibility to the presence of at least some serious floods then, based on the fact that Mesopotamia is a giant flood plain and the presence of some archeological evidence for a big flood around 5000 BC. But what we didn’t know until now is that those earlier flood myths also incorporated a boat onto which species of wild animals were sequestered to save them—two by two!  This clearly shows, as if we didn’t know it already, that the Genesis story of Noah and the Ark isn’t true, but was simply an embroidery of earlier flood stories. (It will be interesting to see how Biblical literalists like Ken Ham react to this finding.)

This has all come to light since the recent…

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: Science and Religion Are Not ‘Reconcilable,’ So Stop Trying

by Matt Wilstein | 4:21 pm, January 18th, 2014

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January 20, 2014 · 10:03 pm

‘God’s match’ for California woman on cons her out of $500,000

By Scott Kaufman
Sunday, January 19, 2014 12:18 EST

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January 19, 2014 · 5:30 pm