Miracles

Bert BigelowEpistemology22 Comments

Most religions are based on stories of miracles. Those miracles are always performed by a supernatural deity. The Bible is absolutely chock-full of miracles, from the immaculate conception and resurrection, to the water-into-wine trick. But the clincher is that huge bunch of miracles listed in the book of Genesis…about the creation of Heaven and Earth and all the living things … Read More

The Sad Best Case

Keith SewellEnvironment4 Comments

This post is a follow-on to my previous post “Problem of the Commons“. It was originally written some months ago for the newsletter. — I’m writing this from the deck of my house on the Sea of Cortes’ Bay of Palms, with the sun rising over the water, small manta rays jumping, and a blue heron fishing at the surf’s … Read More

FFRF advertisement funny

Doug FreyburgerCommunication5 Comments

In a recent Scientific American magazine there was an ad by the Freedom From Religion Foundation that I found funny. “If salvation is the cure, atheism is the prevention”. I often write that atheism is a reaction against Christianity and/or Islam and that the rest of the religions of the world don’t care.  As such their ad is a sound … Read More