The “New Atheism” is not new at all

I have too many things floating around my head right now to make a real point with this blog entry, so bear with me while I go on a cathartic rant. I have recently seen a lot of criticisms about the “New Atheist Movement” saying it’s disruptive and threatens to destroy society and all it holds dear. Some even say it will cause the end of the world. Most of the criticism is aimed at the so-called “Four Horsemen Of The...

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Eugenie C Scott Interview – Prominent People Project

This is the third in a series of interviews with  people who are prominent in the worlds of atheism, science, skepticism and rational thought. This interview is with the prominent anthropologist and anti-creationist Dr Eugenie C Scott. Eugenie is well known for her criticisms of young-earth creationism and the tenets of Intelligent Design, and is actively outspoken against these ideas. She is also the director of the National Center for...

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Professor J. Anderson Thomson on Why We Believe

This is a great talk by Professor J. Anderson Thomson from the American Atheist convention in Atlanta, Georgia in 2009, which addresses ideas of human evolution, the mind’s coping mechanisms, and the way religion probably evolved with us as a by-product of social mechanisms which emerged within us. It’s well worth the 50+ minutes, so sit back and enjoy! VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)

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Lovingdoubt Interview – Prominent People Project

This is the second in a series of interviews with  people who are prominent in the worlds of atheism, science, skepticism and rational thought. This interview is with one of YouTube’s most prominent atheists and skeptics, Stephanie (AKA Lovingdoubt). Her videos are powerful, moving and poignant, and leaves the viewer thinking about the personal aspects of religion and faith, and how these affect us as individuals. Her YouTube videos have...

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Vox Populi 3 – The Realistic Future

Welcome to the third in the series of “Vox Populi” articles on my blog, where I ask for your feedback and thoughts on a given topic. Hope you enjoy these short topical pieces, and please leave your feedback in the comments. Topic 3: The Human Future I tend to see myself as a slightly pessimistic Extropian, but with my pessimism based in realism. However, I still think we need to strive forward, and I do have some moments of...

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