Category Archives: Wrong Ideas

William Lane Craig: Animals Don’t Suffer; Therefore God Exists

Across several posts on his site (which doesn’t seem to allow commentary from readers), WLC makes some fantastic claims about animal pain and how it proves the existence of his god. I’ve taken the liberty of highlighting the relevant texts … Continue reading

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Non-Atheist Skeptics: a.k.a. Hypocrites

Jeff Wagg created, earlier this year, IndieSkeptics, a blog that hosts skeptics that want to write articles on topics of skepticism but, “for a variety of reasons, they don’t.” I like the concept and, as a skeptic, love seeing additional real … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Stephen Hawking Post

Image by Getty Images via @daylife From the there-never-really-was-any-reason-to-believe-to-begin-with-department. Everybody’s talking about it: Stephen Hawking has a new book coming out, The Grand Design, in which he departs somewhat from his previous comments about the divine in A Brief History … Continue reading

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The Real Reason for the Real Estate Crash is Atheism?

From the Not-So-Bright-Theist dept. http://www.freerealestatetip.com/2010/08/help-what-can-i-do-about-the-atheists-driving-down-the-price-of-real-estate-in-my-neighborhood/ Help! What can I do about the atheists driving down the price of real estate in my neighborhood? I own a luxury apartment building in which I only rent to good Christian families. However, there … Continue reading

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Billy Graham’s Wrong Idea: Atheists are Immoral

Clearly Billy Graham‘s “letters” in his column with the The Oklahoman are shills; made up personae who “write letters” that are convenient devices for Graham to build an opinion on. I could be wrong. Perhaps “S.K.” is a real person who genuinely … Continue reading

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Wrong Idea: The “Militant” in “Militant Atheist.”

Atheists March on Washington? I was recently given a copy of Hitch-22: A Memoir, by New Atheist Christopher Hitchens. I haven’t had the chance to start reading it but put it in my pile for the summer. But I thought … Continue reading

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Wrong Idea: What Evidence Would Prove God?

Image via Wikipedia An agnostic at Everything About Society & Culture has a wrong idea. Actually two wrong ideas. He (she?) asks: I am an agnostic and I believe in the possibility of a god. I’m just wondering, what proof … Continue reading

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Wrong Idea: Dinesh D’Souza Calls for Skepticism of Skeptics

Image via Wikipedia Be skeptical of those skeptical of skeptics. http://goo.gl/uTnh Dinesh D’Souza, that fallacious bag of wind that fancies himself a master-debater against the atheist-hoards warned Brown University students a couple weeks ago that “we need to be more … Continue reading

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The Wrong Idea: Atheistic Fundamentalism

I needed a gimmick to get me writing again, so for the next week or so, I’m going to respond to religio-superstitious writings on the Internet that have the wrong idea about atheists. They’ll probably be short and sweet, but … Continue reading

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