Science is well understood and is all about an evidence based approach; gather data, form a hypothesis and then test it. The results will confirm or invalidate the hypothesis, and so over time as you repeat this loop your understanding grows and is refined, but of course you already know all this. Religion on the … Read more Faith vs Facts
Pictured here you can see 15 year old Rhys Morgan being given his grassroots skepticism award at TAM London by James Randi while receiving a standing ovation from the thousand strong crowd. Those familiar with the background were truly delighted that he had won, because it was well deserved. However, some have not heard the … Read more #TAMLondon – Top Award for Rhys Morgan (15)
When Andy Rutherford stood up and announced to the TAM audience, “I’m going to talk to you about Jesus.”, the reaction from a room that was mostly populated with Atheists and non-believers is more or less predictable. However, with nothing more that a few groans, politeness kicked in and we all suspended judgment. We were … Read more #TAMLondon – Andy’s Come to Jesus talk
Yes the big day is finally here … its the official start of TAM London today. If you have no idea what the heck I’m on about, then check out the official web site here … as for the speaker lineup … its very very impressive and includes … Graham Linehan – television writer, actor … Read more TAM London starts …. Now.
Great article in USA Today by Jerry Coyne … picture in your mind an image of distraught believers splattering their breakfast out as they read this … Atheist books such as The God Delusion and The End of Faith have, by exposing the dangers of faith and the lack of evidence for the God of … Read more Science and religion aren’t friends
Yesterday a debate took place between a few of my favorite folks … namely Chris Mooney, Eugenie Scott, Victor Stenger, and PZ. I’m not going to get bogged down into a blow by blow description, but will instead pluck out a few words said by PZ, specifically because they pushed one of my hot buttons … Read more Confrontation vs. Accommodation …