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January 25, 1928 – Rabbi Sherwin Wine is born in Detroit, Michigan. In 1969, he founded the Society for Humanistic Judaism, an organization that emphasizes Jewish culture and history rather than religious identity. He was one of the signers of … Continue reading
January 15, 2013 – Bangladeshi blogger and secular activist Asif Mohiuddin is stabbed by Al-Qaeda inspiredÂ assailants for his public criticism of the mistreatment of women and the death penalty for apostasy in Islam. He survived the attack, which was a … Continue reading
Holy Flibbertishibbit!Â Robert Wright in diavlog with Christopher Hitchens twice in the same month!Â Me like.
Finally–two of my favorite pundits go head-to-head at bloggingheads.tv.Â Check. It. Out.
I know I’ve posted about this a couple of times before, but this onion keeps growing new layers.Â Over the weekend, bloggingheads.tv Robert Wright (The Evolution of God) posted a conversation with science journalist George Johnson, in which Wright offers … Continue reading
How to deal with Creationists and Intelligent Design proponents?Â It’s a bit of a Catch-22: one the one hand, unless we consistently, frequently and forcefully confront their nonsense, we might give them free rein to convince the general public that … Continue reading
Boy, what a soap opera this has turned out to be. Late last week, linguist and conservative pundit John McWhorter recorded a segment for bloggingheads.tv (bhTV) with Michael “Irreducible Complexity” Behe. Â A credulous–even gushing–McWhorter, who is a self-admitted nonbeliever, … Continue reading
by John C. Snider Â© 2009 It’s official.Â American Freethought is now a “prominent atheist website.”Â So implies Robert Wright in his latest essay, “End Times,” part of his guest-blogging stint at Andrew Sullivan’s “The Daily Dish” blog at The … Continue reading
As I reported last week, Robert Wright (The Evolution of God), whom we interviewed in episode #58 of the podcast, published an essay at Huffington Post titled “Why the ‘New Atheists’ are Right-Wing on Foreign Policy.”Â I posted a critique … Continue reading
David gives us a report on Bill Maher’s stand-up tour; specifically, Maher’s recent appearance at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta. We also give listeners a heads-up on several upcoming events, including: Atheist Alliance International 2009 Convention (Oct … Continue reading