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Sigmund Freud on Religion

While many of Freud’s theories about psychoanalysis are no longer believed to be fact by most modern psychologists, he often had very profound things to say, both about his field of psychology and about other subjects. On the subject of … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins interviews a creationist

In this 7 part series, biologist Richard Dawkins interviews Wendy Wright, a creationist. Parts 2 through 7 below the fold.

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Turtles all the way down – Intelligent design and infinite regression

If everything must have a cause, then God must have a cause. If there can be anything without a cause, it may just as well be the world as God, so that there cannot be any validity in that argument. Continue reading

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BBC Documentary: The Enemies of Reason

Is it rational that the dead can communicate with the living and give sound advice on how they should live their lives? What about sticking pins into your body to free the flow of Chi energy and cure your illness? … Continue reading

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Ben Stein’s Expelled is painful to watch

We were shown the movie in my Critical Thinking (English 1C) class at Sacramento State University, and my teacher took to heart the conspiracy theory presented in the movie. He’s stated several times so far in the class how proud … Continue reading

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I saw it yesterday and loved it. Not only is it hilarious, but it has an important message. I think we need a movie like this right now, when people like Sarah Palin are wearing their ignorance like a badge … Continue reading

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Evolution is both fact and theory

No, that isn’t a contradiction. Evolution is both fact and theory. Stephen Jay Gould wrote a paper called “Evolution as Fact and Theory,” and it sums up the issue quite nicely: In the American vernacular, “theory” often means “imperfect fact”–part … Continue reading

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State legislator rants about atheism during committee hearing

Rep. Monique Davis (D-Chicago) interrupted atheist activist Rob Sherman during his testimony Wednesday afternoon before the House State Government Administration Committee in Springfield and told him, “What you have to spew and spread is extremely dangerous . . . it’s … Continue reading

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Frank Zappa on churches and religion

My best advice to anyone who wants to raise a happy, mentally healthy child is: Keep him or her as far away from a church as you can. Tax the FUCK out of the churches! Get smart and I’ll fuck … Continue reading

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14 year old Jehova’s Witness turns down treatment and dies

These sorts of stories really bother me. This kid, raised as a Jehova’s Witness, decides to turn down a blood transfusion that would have saved his live, on the grounds that it would make him “unclean and unworthy.” Of course, … Continue reading

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