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Monthly Archive: April 2009

Apr 08 2009

Emotion is not a cognitive tool

Oh, we get email. A lot of it is simple enthusiastic “thumbs up!” fan mail from atheists around the globe, who’ve discovered the show on Google or YouTube. Big hug to you lot. A surprising amount is from atheist wags with a surfeit of spare time, who think it would be fun to Poe us …

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Apr 08 2009

Ray Comfort odds and ends

There seems to be a lot of Ray Comfort related stuff on my radar lately, so I’ll dump it all in one post. Sam, a grad student in New Zealand, debated Ray for $100.  Considering all the sneaky tricks regarding format, and Sam’s status as a novice speaker, I would have asked for a lot …

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Apr 07 2009

Science fiction story

I’m sure this is not terribly original, but here’s my story. One day, spaceships appear in the sky.  Appearing on every television screen, radio, and pool of water, the ships broadcast the following message to everyone: “Greetings, citizens of Earth! We are a race of life forms so vastly superior to you that our ways …

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Apr 02 2009

Can the SBOE be abused enough? No

Another brutal editorial excoriating the Texas State Board of Miseducation appears in today’s Statesman. Now that they’ve voted to undermine evolution, the next target of the theocratic ideologues is climate change. And this is take to task by Jim Marston of Texas’ Environmental Defense Fund. Again, he exposes that the board’s seemingly reasonable “teach the …

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Apr 01 2009

Kirk Cameron to Host Atheist Experience

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In a press conference today, Matt Dillahunty, host of The Atheist Experience, announced that he would retire and hand over the reigns to film actor, long-time atheist, and master comedian Kirk Cameron. The 38 year old Cameron is a former child actor who starred in the hit comedy series Growing Pains, before …

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