Does Atheism Have a Burden of Proof?

December 18, 2012


Originally posted on An American Atheist. All too often, arguments between theists and atheists end up with theists demanding that atheists disprove God. At first glance, this doesn’t seem like too much to ask, since atheists constantly ask for theists to prove that there is a God. If atheists can’t prove that there isn’t a […]

Posted in: Atheism, Religion

Profiling Muslims: Sam Harris vs. PZ Myers

June 2, 2012


Originally posted on An American Atheist For those not fully informed, there is some dialogue between some high profile atheists (Sam Harris and PZ Myers) regarding profiling Muslims at the airport. Sam Harris recently wrote an article on his blog suggesting, in no uncertain terms, that we should be profiling Muslims for screening before boarding […]

Posted in: Atheism

How to become a mindless zealot in 5 steps

February 28, 2012


In the wake of a school shooting in Ohio, The Christian Post releases an article on how to console teenagers who may be fearful about attending school.  The article proposes “five truths” for teenagers to remember in order to help them get through their day and manage their fear.  I think they do a pretty […]

Posted in: Atheism, Religion

C’mon Theists, Keep Up!

February 24, 2012


Originally posted on An American Atheist. Oh Christian Post, it’s almost not fair criticizing you because you’re such an easy target. Take a look at the title of a recent article, Richard Dawkins Reveals He Is Agnostic. Why do they make such a claim? Well, because in a recent interview with Rowan Williams, Archbishop of […]

Posted in: Atheism, Religion

Haeckel’s Embryos and Theistic Idiocy

February 23, 2012


Originally posted on An American Atheist. I am not sure if Creationists will ever stop beating this dead horse. For whatever reason, WordPress is not allowing me to embed a video as it did on An American Atheist.  Please watch the video located HERE, and then continue reading. Many theists, such as those involved in […]

Posted in: Atheism, Religion, Science

The History and Conservation of the Florida Panther

December 18, 2011


 A brief history of conservation The Florida panther (Puma concolor coryi) represents the last subspecies of puma occurring in the eastern United States.  It consists of a single, small, relictual subpopulation of the wide-ranging puma (Puma concolor) in southern Florida and has been of great concern to conservationists since 1958, when the Florida Fish and […]

Posted in: Science

Why do Catholics believe in evolution?

November 9, 2011


Originally posted on An American Atheist. I first asked myself the above question when I attended a summer evolution institute at the University of California, Berkeley, titled “Think Evolution,” which consisted of a series of crash courses in current, frontier research in the field of evolution.  I received many amazing lectures from leading scientists in […]

Posted in: Atheism, Religion, Science

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