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Monthly Archive: February 2008

Feb 02 2008

Creationist logic!

How can we ever stand up to this!? Zakim [sic], we’re going to try a little logic exercise here. I say the sky is blue.You say the sky is green. Just because you never say the words ” the sky is NOT blue” doesn’t mean you’re not disagreeing with me. If you tell everyone you …

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Feb 01 2008

Expelled: even lamer than we all thought

The Orlando Sentinel has the first mainstream media review I’ve seen of Ben Stein’s ID propaganda film Expelled, and it ain’t pretty. The film’s egregious dishonesty is evident from the outset, as it attempts to confuse the issue in the minds of an uninformed public and present the ID-vs.-evolution argument as an academic freedom issue, …

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Feb 01 2008

Coming up on the TV show: Growing up atheist

I’ve been drawing a blank on new show topics this week. It doesn’t help that we’re apparently going to be broadcasting opposite the Superbowl this Sunday, and so it’s likely we won’t get many callers to carry the show. This doesn’t matter to people who listen via podcast, but it does make it difficult to …

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Feb 01 2008

The MySpace kerfuffle

The atheist blogosphere erupted with indignation earlier this week, and quite justifiably, when it was revealed that the massive social networking site MySpace had summarily deleted the 35,000-member-strong Atheist and Agnostic Group without so much as a by-your-leave, even though the group had violated none of the site’s terms of service. This is seen as …

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