Atheist Worldview?

Here’s a bugaboo – the “atheist worldview”. Does it exist or not? Certainly the religious claim it does, but much like their god claims, when pushed to justify them they usually resort to either tangential arguments or naked assertions. Atheists generally discount its existence, and will take objection to the assertions of the religious that [...]

Faith vs. Trust

Spiritual atheism? Wtf is that? Well see for yourself. The articles vary between cutely comical and flat out ridiculous. I want to take a moment to address one in particular entitled, Do Atheists Even Know They Are Religious?. Now let first say that this, like many of his articles, start with a good point and [...]

Christian objection to prayer ruling

There’s been enough said already about the recent ruling concerning the National Day of Prayer. What I’d rather address is the venomous rants of the Christians objecting to it. They’re everywhere, so you don’t have to look far. Find any article on any news site which allows comments and you’ll find them. I happened to [...]

Fine Print

I think in general, people don’t pay enough attention to what they’re doing and their surroundings. We have plenty of sad tales of people texting and so forth when they’re driving, which is probably the worst example, and also an example that most people really can’t multitask. Well before you get self-righteous, how often do [...]

No, you probably just have gas

A new study suggests all those bright lights, tunnels and angels you hear people who have had near death experiences describe are all due to gas, specifically too much C02. “We found that in those patients who experienced the phenomenon, blood carbon-dioxide levels were significantly higher than in those who did not,” said team member [...]