Month: November 2008

An Argument for Atheism – Part 5

In Chapter 2 of The God Delusion, Richard Dawkins gives an argument for atheism. The argument is a chain of reasoning consisting of five inferences. The first inference is a non sequitur, but I have attempted to rescue the argument by making explicit an unstated assumption, and by clarifying the first two premises: 1a. Any An Argument for Atheism – Part 5

Myths of Islam

As with any other religion, there is plenty of material critical of Islam available on the web today. Some of it is even pretty decent as an introduction to problems with Islam. For example, there’s the “Myths of Islam” page, part of the web site. It aims to get beyond some of the pro-Islamic Myths of Islam

Scandinavian secularity

Phil Zuckerman, author of the very interesting Society without God: What the Least Religious Nations Can Tell Us About Contentment, has an article online, “The Religious Support Behind Proposition 8.” There, he uses Scandinavian secularity and social success as a counterexample against religious worries that deviations from God-given policies invite social calamity. Now, Society without Scandinavian secularity

Evil Atheist Parsons Exposed!

If you want all the dirt on that evil atheist Keith Parsons you should check here: The author of this blog has decided to smite me in the name of the Lord for some comments I made in a debate with William Lane Craig ten years ago. Here, you will learn that in my Evil Atheist Parsons Exposed!

God Trumps

Check out the God Trumps “game” from the New Humanist. Sample card: Your name Your email Subject Your message (optional)

We’ve Moved! (But We’re Still Here)

The Secular Outpost now has a new domain name: Existing links to the old address will automatically forward to the new address, but please update existing links or bookmarks to point to this new address. Your name Your email Subject Your message (optional)