Tag Archives: New Atheists

Nassim Taleb on the Errors of Richard Dawkins and of Intervening in Syria.

You would think that these two things are completely unrelated. On top of that, you may also be wondering what does this have to do with being Catholic. Aside from enjoying using our brains you mean?

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Federal Judge Upholds Santa Monica’s Decision, So Palisades Park Goes Naked This Year UPDATED

It’s basically the scorched earth policy of tolerance, as the Santa Monica City Council banned all holiday decorations in a decision made back in June. Jenna Chandler of the Santa Monica Patch brings us up to speed on the courts’ … Continue reading

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Public Prayer at University of Tennessee, Revisited

The other day I shared the story about the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s letter to the University of Tennessee regarding prayer before events. The University has stated that they will continue to allow “non-sectarian” prayer before sporting events, etc., and … Continue reading

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University of Tennessee to Freedom From Religion Foundation: Continue to Pray, We Shall UPDATED

  My local news outlet has the skinny, hot off the wire. The University of Tennessee is standing by its stance that its time honored ritual of praying before each football home game does not violates the constitution. Last week, … Continue reading

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The “Friendly Atheist” On Muddled Pro-Life Arguments By Conservatives UPDATED

  Hemant Mehta has a post up entitled Why Are Religious Conservatives So Bad When It Comes to Discussing Abortion? He notes that, When it comes to the 100% pro-life position regarding rape/incest exceptions, here’s an argument against allowing them that I … Continue reading

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Marc Barnes is like Ted Williams Hitting .400

And just as fun to watch. Take for instance this post he wrote yesterday, which has gone as viral as the Spanish Influenza, being seen by close to 37,000 people in a little more than 24 hours. Like Ted drinking … Continue reading

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Monsignor Charles Pope Defends the Faith…UPDATED

from the “know it all” Know Nothings. In this case, the know it all is Patheos’ own Friendly Atheist. I once wrote that treating atheists like they are stupid is a mistake. I still believe that. Of course, it’s also … Continue reading

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