A pluralist approach to ethics
May 11, 2011


All ethical approaches have their shortcomings, but we can assemble a reasonable moral outlook with parts of each.

Weird Bogus UFO Videos—and Their Defenders
May 10, 2011


A curious exchange with a UFO believer who didn’t like my skeptical analysis.

Ballot Initiative, Motivated by CSH Lawsuit, Would Gut FL Constitution’s Church-State Separation
May 9, 2011


Florida voters will weigh changes to the state constitution to allow government funding of religious institutions.

Alien McHoaxes, McSkepticism, and More
May 9, 2011


Wow! An alien corpse on ice! Discovered “in the frozen wastes of Siberia”—at a “known UFO hotspot,” no less—the damaged but preserved creature (partially buried in snow) surfaced in a short video posted on Youtube. In just a few days the clip drew nearly three-quarters of a million viewers, according to an online British news source (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1378400/Body-dead-alien-Siberia-claims-UFO-hurtling-earth.html; April 20, 2011).

Rep. Pete Stark Supports National Day of Reason
May 5, 2011


Congressman makes statement on floor of House of Representatives in support of the 2011 National Day of Reason.

Obama’s Secularism
May 4, 2011


A profound defense of separation of church and state.

Trump Trumped!
May 4, 2011


The President Plays His Trump Card

Think Only a Few Fools Believe in the Rapture? Think Again.
May 3, 2011


It might not happen on May 21, but it will happen

Video posted: “Diversity in the Atheist Movement”
May 2, 2011


Greta Christina, Jen McCreight (“Blag Hag” ), & I discussed diversity and outreach at the AHA conference last month.

Video posted: “Diversity in the Atheist Movement”
May 2, 2011


Greta Christina, Jen McCreight (“Blag Hag” ), & I discussed diversity and outreach at the AHA conference last month.