Contributions

Science and religion are incompatible in two major ways
June 15, 2009


Of course science and faith conflict. Asking science to betray its method or conclusions simply disables science.

Barbarian Muslim women in strange clothing? I don’t think so, but…
June 13, 2009


A faithful commentator on my blogs about the Muslim veil deserves a reply. Who is barbaric?

Another look at Secularism and Muslim non-conformity
June 10, 2009


Secularism is designed to prevent religious tyranny. But in our zeal, let’s not forget democratic tyranny either.

President Obama tells Europe to relax over the Muslim burqa
June 4, 2009


Presdent Obama disagrees with France’s denial of citizenship to covered Muslim women. Can secularism go too far?

Humanism’s Destiny lies with Naturalism, not Religion
May 29, 2009


Religions have no claims on humanism’s ethics, since religion erodes value and responsibility in this life.

It’s no mystery how Nonbelievers stay moral without God
May 24, 2009


To hear the religious, you’d suppose that atheists have no reason to be moral. But there’s really no mystery here.

Free Speech Watch: Gagging in Britain
May 17, 2009


Europe is betraying the Enlightenment, trading intellectual liberty for a false peace.

Debating Gods: Christianity vs. Islam on the Divinity of Jesus
May 1, 2009


The Bible really doesn’t claim that Jesus is divine, and relevant passages affirm only Jesus’s humanity.

Debating Gods: Christianity vs. Islam on the One True God
April 24, 2009


Let’s look closer at an academic debate over the One True God between a Christian and a Muslim. The Truth, anyone?

Are Atheists Just Immoral Fools?
April 18, 2009


If it is not for lack of intelligence, then atheists get accused of lack of morals. How can atheists reply?