Are Many Atheist Bloggers “Victims”?

In a post entitled “Why the study of literature is going extinct,” Jerry Coyne quotes from Gary Saul Morson’s essay “Why college kids are avoiding the study of literature“: “Nothing makes us less capable of empathy than consciousness of victimhood. Self-conscious victimhood leads to cruelty that calls itself righteousness and … Continue reading

Jesus and Mo – Extra

restons Actors’ statement.   Over at Why Evolution Is True, Jerry Coyne admits he is “not quite sure why Jesus and Mo themselves are holding the sign” that says “Nous Restons Charlie Hebdo” (“We remain Charlie Hebdo”), and the commenters are attempting to answer Coyne’s question. However, the author says that … Continue reading

Jerry Coyne in Toronto – Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

Yesterday evening, I attended, Jerry Coyne’s talk, Faith Vs Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible, at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) Auditorium in Toronto. This speaking engagement addresses, at a higher level, the content of Jerry’s latest book of the same name. The talk was very well … Continue reading

The Appropriation of Natural

Natural is an increasingly common buzzword used to market products, especially products consumers don’t need but are encouraged to want. This week two writers commented on the “pseudoscience” and “absurdity” that surrounds the word natural. A  revised version of Jerry Coyne’s post, “Is Whole Foods a Bastion of Pseudoscience?” was … Continue reading

To Understand the Importance of the New “Burgess-Shale” fossils, Take a Look at Jerry Coyne’s Post

Jerry Coyne’s post on Why Evolution Is True about the new “Burgess-Shale” fossils found in Kootenay National Park, clearly explains the importance of these discoveries better than any other post I’ve read. Take a look at Jerry’s post, New remarkable “Burgess-Shale” fossils from Canada

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