Ragged Clown

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Tag Archives: atheism

May
6
2009

I Don’t Believe You

Professor Fish, and the book by Terry Eagleton which he is reviewing, claims that Christians don’t believe what their most vocal critics say they believe. When Christopher Hitchens declares that given the emergence of “the telescope and the microscope” religion … Continue reading

Apr
17
2009

Ross v Heather

BloggingHeads.tv has captured the market in political debate where the debators actually listen to one another and address each others points. They sometimes even agree! Gasp! I gave up listening to atheist vs believer debates a while back as they … Continue reading

Feb
28
2009

Scandinavian Deism

Many people point to Scandinavia as an example of a successful, moral atheism. Anyone who has paid attention knows that Denmark and Sweden are among the least religious nations in the world. Polls asking about belief in God, the importance … Continue reading

Feb
28
2009

There is probably no God

Y’all have been following the there is probably no god campaign on buses in London? You can make your own now.

Jan
7
2009

Secular Wrong

In my quest to find blogs with a political outlook different from my own, I came across Secular Right. It’s pretty good. Plenty to disagree with but without the undertone of atheists are un-american. Some of the bloggers are escapees … Continue reading

Oct
14
2008

A God worthy of worship

Michael Shermer has a review of Stuart Kauffman’s Reinventing the Sacred. I’ve often wondered about the attempts to either explain phenomena like conscsiousness, free will and intelligence in terms of physics, chemistry and biology. Kauffman has written a book about … Continue reading

Sep
27
2008

The Palin Institute for Pediatric Neurosurgery

Sam Harris says it for liberal elitists everywhere. Her fans seem inclined to forgive her any indiscretion short of cannibalism. However badly she may stumble during the remaining weeks of this campaign, her supporters will focus their outrage upon the … Continue reading

Aug
30
2008

Mysterious God

In the newspaper that Americans like to call The Times of London, my favourite Rabbi writes a rather thoughtful article about how The Argument from Design was never a very good argument anyway. So, while Darwin’s marvellous idea may have … Continue reading