Another High School Student Standing Up Against School PrayerMay 18, 2011
First it was Harrison Hopkins, and now it’s Damon Fowler challenging prayer at his high school graduation.
Blame It on the ‘60sMay 18, 2011
The Catholic Church says permissive culture contributed to priests’ abuse of minors
Richard Dawkins’ Children’s Book RevealedMay 17, 2011
“The Magic of Reality: How We Know What’s Really True” will be released in October 2011.
A pluralist approach to ethicsMay 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 DefendersMay 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 SeparationMay 9, 2011
Florida voters will weigh changes to the state constitution to allow government funding of religious institutions.
Alien McHoaxes, McSkepticism, and MoreMay 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).