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atheism behind the iron curtain: religion in the former USSR and its effect on the Cold War

Lately, there seem to be more and more blogs posting about how the author is leaving religion or how someone is embracing atheism and after reading one such post earlier today, I realized that I could never make an announcement like that. Why? Because I was born in a country where religion was just not very important and I never had a religion to renounce or have to come to terms with my lack of belief. I just never really believed and the society around me said it was perfectly logical for me…See More
May 30, 2009
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science says: abstinence-only education is a public health hazard

On his trip to Africa, Pope Benedict XVI declared that traditional Church teachings are the only failsafe way to prevent the spread of STIs. So I decided to take a look at what science has to say about it and found that not only is traditional abstinence-only education an abject failure (ex: 82% of virginity pledgers deny their pledge later and have just one less partner than non-pledgers), it's also dangerous to the public at large. (…See More
Mar 19, 2009
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a quick review of Ray Comfort's new book

Normally, I wouldn't touch anything that Ray Comfort writes with a 20 foot pole for two reasons. The first is that it's Pharyngula territory and I don't need PZ Myers siccing his army of cephalopods at me. Especially the giant ones where there's something really sharp and pointy on every sucker. The second is that I try to run a blog that goes in more depth than usual. I'd rather tackle some hack with a degree and at least some modicum of respect out there because he's a more difficult…See More
Mar 9, 2009
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Bobby Jindal, creationist, spirit warrior and next presidential candidate? Really?

Unless GOP star and amateur spiritual warrior, Bobby Jindal, can exorcise the recession, it's doubtful he's going to lead the Republican party anywhere good. (read on...)
Feb 26, 2009
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anyone want to help me sue Adnan Oktar?

Here's a random idea. I've written before about Turkish evolution denialist Adnan Oktar who believes that evolution is actually a Freemason/Zionist conspiracy to "reduce his countrymen to an animalistic state." As you might see in the article, he's offering a $4.5 trillion for proof of a transitional fossil but there are three basic problems with his contest:1. It's a jury of him and he's an…See More
Feb 21, 2009
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fundamentalists come up with a new defintion of atheism

Did you know that Hitler, Stalin, Pol Pot, Mao and Kim Jong Il aren’t just responsible for millions of deaths and some of the most wretched atrocities against fellow humans in the past century, they’re also the ultimate proof that atheism is evil? No? Really? Yeah, neither did I considering that Hitler was a Catholic who constantly mentioned God and his divine mission in Mein Kampf, Stalin was a seminarian and Asia’s communist dictators were and are very far from both atheistic or communistic.…See More
Feb 19, 2009
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New Scientist resurrecting the God Gene?

According to a recent cover story of New Scientist, the way the human brain is wired makes us religious or very prone to imagine higher powers. And when we look at history, the birth of animistic faiths like Voodoo, Shinto and early European ancestor and spirit worship, there seems to be something to it. When we're trying to make sense of something we don't understand, we like to use magical explanations.If the writer of the article tried to explore history and the evolution of intelligence and…See More
Feb 10, 2009
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Forbes magazine, creationists and the good of the stakeholders

Having written for a business magazine, I'm baffled about Forbes publishing a trio of anti-Darwin rants on a seemingly random whim. And I have a few thoughts on the subject, most of them very negative. Forbes might be undermining its reputation and hurting the interests of its stakeholders by allowing ID friendly editors to use their media soapbox as a bully pulpit.( my write-up on the…See More
Feb 7, 2009

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At 3:02pm on January 30, 2009, Rick said…
Hey Greg thanks for the comment on Al Sadar...Sader...anyway...
You're right it does take years to reach that level. However, the religious honchos in IRAN...have put this guy on the fast track. We're talking spoon feeding this guy. And yup, he's a slacker who'd rather be playing a video game. If I remember correctly his "peers" in Iraq used to joke about that.
The up coming elections in Iraq should be interesting. Like to see where this clowns "party" ends up. We shall see.
At 12:09pm on January 22, 2009, A Former Member said…
Welcome to Atheist Nexus, Greg. Hope you like it here.

I love watching those space shows on PBS. Space is fascinating, and incomprehensible in its vastness.
At 12:46pm on January 21, 2009, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Excellent. You are very welcome.

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atheism behind the iron curtain: religion in the former USSR and its effect on the Cold War

Posted on May 30, 2009 at 7:23pm 0 Comments

Lately, there seem to be more and more blogs posting about how the author is leaving religion or how someone is embracing atheism and after reading one such post earlier today, I realized that I could never make an announcement like that. Why? Because I was born in a country where religion was just not very important and I never had a religion to renounce or have to come to terms with my lack of belief. I just never really believed and the society around me said it was perfectly logical for me… Continue

science says: abstinence-only education is a public health hazard

Posted on March 19, 2009 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

On his trip to Africa, Pope Benedict XVI declared that traditional Church teachings are the only failsafe way to prevent the spread of STIs. So I decided to take a look at what science has to say about it and found that not only is traditional abstinence-only education an abject failure (ex: 82% of virginity pledgers deny their pledge later and have just one less partner than non-pledgers), it's also dangerous to the public at large. (… Continue

a quick review of Ray Comfort's new book

Posted on March 9, 2009 at 12:37pm 1 Comment

Normally, I wouldn't touch anything that Ray Comfort writes with a 20 foot pole for two reasons. The first is that it's Pharyngula territory and I don't need PZ Myers siccing his army of cephalopods at me. Especially the giant ones where there's something really sharp and pointy on every sucker. The second is that I try to run a blog that goes in more depth than usual. I'd rather tackle some hack with a degree and at least some modicum of respect out there because he's a more difficult… Continue

Bobby Jindal, creationist, spirit warrior and next presidential candidate? Really?

Posted on February 26, 2009 at 8:53pm 2 Comments

Unless GOP star and amateur spiritual warrior, Bobby Jindal, can exorcise the recession, it's doubtful he's going to lead the Republican party anywhere good. (read on...)

anyone want to help me sue Adnan Oktar?

Posted on February 21, 2009 at 3:37pm 0 Comments

Here's a random idea. I've written before about Turkish evolution denialist Adnan Oktar who believes that evolution is actually a Freemason/Zionist conspiracy to "reduce his countrymen to an animalistic state." As you might see in the article, he's offering a $4.5 trillion for proof of a transitional fossil but there are three basic problems with his contest:



1. It's a jury of him… Continue
 
 
 

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