Tag Archives: Christianity

grrrl meets UK Christian radio program programme

The interview is online now at the Unbelievable? website.  Here’s the program’s description: This week on Unbelievable : “Losing my religion – dialogue with an ex-Christian” Rebekah Bennetch lives in Saskatoon, Canada. She grew up in a Christian family. Her dad is a pastor, and other family members are involved in Christian ministries. She professed […]

What he said:

Penn Jillette on Piers Morgan’s show (watch the first 10 minutes): Wow, go Penn! I love this example of atheist/Christian dialogue.  I thought Penn hit the perfect tone — approachable and friendly, yet still able to openly disagree with Morgan.  It’s funny to see how flustered and angry Morgan gets as he tries to bait […]

good without god.

[more on my recent podcast interview] Part of our discussion on Wednesday touched upon morality.  At one point, I ended up talking about where I find a basis for morality, since I no longer believe in a divine moral lawgiver.  I’ll readily admit that I’m not a philosopher, so talking about objective vs. subjective morality […]

Christian academics’ thoughts on God

A follow-up to the earlier YouTube video of 50 academics’ thoughts on God: Watch the two videos back to back, and you’ll immediately see why I reject most theologians’ arguments.  As tempting as wishful thinking can be, I think I’ll take reality.  

an Unbelievable? experience

Earlier this morning I taped an interview for the UK Christian radio show, Unbelievable?.  It was a cool experience, really. I’ve been a longtime fan of the show, and listen to its podcast nearly every week (I call it my atheist “guilty pleasure”).  The show is about opening up dialogue/debate between Christians and nonbelievers, and […]

What he sang:

Christian Life Ben Folds Everyone sells stuff they don’t believe in Movie actors do it all the time Guys with cases full of useless health drinks In politics they quote statistics full of lies Bill can see he’s not the worst of the offenders It’s not like his job causes actual harm He shares his […]

What he said:

Daniel Dennett on the recent Pew study that showed atheists/agnostics scoring higher than most religious folks: So the Pew results are no doubt actually somewhat stronger than they first appear: The more you know about religions, the less likely you are to believe religious creeds and myths and thus the more likely you are to […]