Presupposing the historical veracity of the Christ figure as a teacher, a religious leader, an iconoclast, and (most importantly) a human man, what evidence acutally exists for assuming the supernatural miracles ascribed to this one man based...
by Simon Tuffenposted: 01 May 2013
Earlier this week, Richard Dawkins questioned whether a journalist could be taken seriously for believing in supernatural entities (specifically a winged horse capable of commuting between Heaven and Earth). ...
I have two children. One has declared herself a Humanist. The other has mixed beliefs in Christianity and Buddhism. Should I allow them to explore their beliefs or actively persuade them to become atheists?
by itrainingposted: 11 Apr 2013
There is a great new TV series titled "Conspiracy Road Trip". Comedian Andrew Maxwell presents his serious side as he takes 5 British "believers" on a road trip top confront their beliefs. The Conspiracy Road...
I was raised in a fundamentalist Christian church. In the 1940s when I was a teenager, I remember the preacher from time to time would make statements discrediting scientists. Two examples I still remember are:...
by skeptic149posted: 06 Apr 2013
Lately I have been wearing my scarlett letter "A" button in support of The Out Campaign and today one of my co-workers asked about it. Knowing he was a bible-believing christian fundamentalist, I knew it...
by Zeuglodonposted: 30 Mar 2013
According to the online version of the Skeptic's Annotated Bible, there are only 511 good verses or passages in the whole of the Bible, Old and New Testament inclusive. Given that there are about 1189...
by The Buachaillposted: 16 Mar 2013
No this isn't a discussion about George Bush and his McCarthyesque attempts to frame anyone who disagreed with him as a terrorist.Rather this is a disappointing, and yet hardly unsurprising, look at the divisive and...
by MANintheMIDDLEposted: 11 Mar 2013
I was pointed to this article, by a friend, in an online discussion: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/9920238/Queen-to-sign-new-charter-backing-gay-rights.htmlYou know, there's a certain irony in this. The U.S. was born partly due to discrimination felt by groups like the Pilgrims. They...