Christopher Hitchens Vows to Fight Religion, Cancer, and Deathbed Conversion

An article today in “Politics Daily” grants us an insight into the battles that Christopher Hitchens currently has to endure. True courage and the real test of who you truly are comes at the very darkest of hours … Unrepentant despite the ongoing ravages of esophageal cancer and the chemotherapy that is supposed to keep … Read more

I don’t like the Manhattan mosque, but they’ve got the right — as long as I’ve got the right to point and laugh : Pharyngula

Some snippets from a great article by PZ on the Mosque and freedom … …, we have not made thinking ugly thoughts about creating a theocracy illegal — if we did, we ought to simply arrest the Imam for promoting undemocratic ideals. We don’t and we won’t, I hope, because then we’re voluntarily setting ourselves … Read more

The BBC’s propaganda for fundamentalist Islam

Fasinating insightful article in the Telegraph today by Andrew Gilligan, the Telegraph’s London Editor. He explains how the BBC has been suckered by a slick Islamic PR machine, and he also outlines what has really been going on. The BBC’s propaganda for fundamentalist Islam One of the main conclusions I drew from my Telegraph/Channel 4 … Read more

Oregon City couple plead not guilty in faith-healing death of their infant son

You would think that people would learn, but they don’t … OREGON CITY – Two members of a church that preaches faith-healing pleaded not guilty Monday to manslaughter charges for failing to provide medical care to their infant son, who died shortly after his premature birth. OK, so what happened? Attorneys for Dale R. Hickman … Read more

Evan Harris – On Teaching RE in schools

There is a great article in todays Guardian by Evan Harris (Previously a Liberal MP, secularist, and is very science friendly)… Is science teaching undermined by religious instruction in faith schools? The evolution-creationism debate in schools must be about religious education lessons not just science lessons. This is my blueprint for better RE From time … Read more