Daft Claim: “Atheists slaughtered millions” 1

Over on the National Catholic Register Angelo Stagnaro rants for a bit on the claim that Atheist’s are vile evil people who did truly vile things. It is worth mulling over for a bit because it reveals how our use of language can and does enable some to fall into a bit of rather flawed thinking. […]

Facebook page “We Love GMOs and Vaccines” permanently taken down by Facebook 1

Steve Novella has written an article that grants us a really good insight into the recent GMO wars that have been taking place within social media. The quick summary is this … the Facebook page, We Love GMOs and Vaccines, was permanently taken down by Facebook and its founder, Stephan Neidenbach, […]

Shock horror, “Jet Stream Crosses Equator” … oh wait …

The UK’s Independent reports the rather startling news that … Scientists warn of ‘global climate emergency’ over jet stream shift Experts say drastic weather changes could cause ‘massive hits to food supply’ and ‘death of winter’ Environmental scientists have declared a “global climate emergency” after the Northern hemisphere jet stream was found to […]

Weird Claim: David Gorski is the dark side of the force 1

So Mike Adams of Natural News (known to many as woo central), has a rather bizarre series of articles in which he attempts to make a series of fraudulent claims regarding his arch Nemesis, David Gorski. Now before we get into the latest updates, you might be wondering who the players […]

Bangladesh’s shameful response to the murder of Nazimuddin Samad

A couple of weeks ago in Dhaka, Bangladesh law student Nazimuddin Samad (pictured above), 28, was walking down a busy street near Jagannath University where he studied when suddenly he was surrounded by a gang of religious thugs who had been waiting specifically for him. They then proceeded to hack at his head with a machete, then when he fell, […]

The Death and resurrection of The Thinking Atheist – #‎GodHatesFacts‬

The Thinking Atheist is a radio podcast that you can tune into via details you will find on their website here. As many do, they have (or is that had, or perhaps still have … :-) ) a Facebook page to reach out to fans. Death of their Facebook Page […]