The Problem With Skepticism

Allow me to wax philosophical for a moment.  I just had a discussion with someone who subscribes to some very general solipsist beliefs, that we don’t really exist and reality is an illusion.  This is something I refer to as skepticism on overdrive, where they are so completely and totally skeptical of absolutely everything, to […]

Levels of Religious Claims

I came across a very interesting look at how atheists ought to look at Christian claims that I thought I’d examine here. It was posted in a thread over on Debating Christianity & Religion, the link to the original thread is here.  I will be evaluating the entire original post, but of course, much more […]

A Book You Say?

Yes, it is true, on this week’s Bitchspot Report Podcast, I sort of touch on a book that I’m working on, which is why I was so tired, so before people ask, I’ll tell you a little bit about it.  I’m just getting started really, I’m about 90 pages in, mostly snippets so far.  It’s […]

“Hope You Get Raped!”

I see a lot of people criticizing these comments that have been made toward the Skepchicks and others engaged in the sexism debacle.  How horrible that people would ever threaten others!  Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not excusing the people who are making these supposed threats, I think it’s extremely bad form and extremely […]

Cults of Personality

I’ve really become convinced that the “atheist community” is no better than the religious community.  Let’s face it, with all the idiotic drama that we see, the “atheist bigwigs” are really no different than priests and ministers.  They’re preaching to their individual choirs.  They have their own individual agendas and their own individual playbooks and […]