I don’t always agree with Sam Harris

November 24, 2015


I am a big fan of Sam Harris. I think he speaks intelligently and lucidly on many volatile topics, and this is extremely valuable. I tend to agree with the vast majority of what he tends to say, but this is not a result of some sycophantic obsession I have with him, or a tendency […]

Posted in: Atheism, Feminism, Religion

Islamophobia and the Regressive Left: a Discussion

November 8, 2015


I rarely get into discussions on social media about atheism or politics. I usually try to avoid them. However, every once in a while something will get posted by a friend or acquaintance that is so fractally wrong and dangerous that I simply cannot refrain from commenting. I have absolutely no tolerance for the attempt […]

Stop Supporting the Pope

October 19, 2015


The American left has been having a love affair with pope Francis, and it’s time to stop. Francis has proven to be an objectively better person than pope Ratzinger, but that bar was set extremely low to begin with. Francis has come out saying some hopeful words about the treatment of gays, and has voiced […]

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Book Review: Islam and the Future of Tolerance

October 14, 2015


Sam Harris is a highly polarizing figure that people usually associate with controversy. He isn’t afraid to voice his opinions on controversial subjects such as religion, terrorism, the ethics of torture, nuclear war, gun control, morality, and free will to name a few. Harris views these hot-button topics as some of the most important obstacles […]

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

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

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