Why Plantinga’s Tiger Is Pseudoscience

You remember a while back when I dared to call Alvin Plantinga a terrible philosopher spewing pseudoscience? (Plantinga’s Tiger and Other Stupid Shit) Soon after, the Christian presuppositionalist Josh Sommer was having none of that. So he wrote three whole articles trying to argue against me. As is typical for Christian apologists (especially presuppositionalists), his…

The Left and Anti-Left Both Have Much Still to Learn

My last article on the growing irrationality of the atheist left and right covered a lot. But some things it addressed only too briefly, and need a little more attention. Not least being, everyone ignoring its message. Not long after I wrote that article, the atheist left and anti-left did the same stupid shit all…

A Critical Thinking Course That’s Affordable and Useful

I’ll be teaching critical thinking next month (October). Learn some easy tools of Bayesian reasoning, how to spot and correct for cognitive biases, how to reason logically and avoid and detect fallacies, and how to better question your decisions and beliefs in constructive ways. Skills everyone should have and hone! And that you might be…

Pubmeets & Events Across the U.S. This October & November!

I’ll be appearing in numerous cities the next two months. And I’ll have plenty of books on hand. So if you want to hang out, talk history or philosophy, get a book signed, mark your calendars if you’re in or near any of the following: Laramie, Wyoming – Oct. 5 (Thursday) I’ll be at the…

Why Mythicist Milwaukee Is Right and Their Critics Wrong

I’m seeing way too much fascism and irrationality on the left these days. Particularly in atheism now. We have enough of it on the right. We don’t need the left doing it too. And mind you, I am a leftist. I fully support reasonable socialism, to check and balance the excesses of an equally necessary…

What You Get for Supporting Me on Patreon

To manage my time and make a living, I long ago closed commenting on my blog and Facebook page to all but select persons. I’m often asked how to get commenting privileges in both places. There are various ways to do that. But this method is guaranteed: Anyone who is supporting me on Patreon gets…

Canton, Michigan, Event Canceled

The event I was going to be doing with Robert Price and Robert Price this month with Ehteshaam Gulam has been canceled due to Gulam facing some serious health difficulties. It may be still happen in 2018, and I’ll announce that when it gets rebooked. I have all best wishes for a great recovery for…

How Can Morals Be Both Invented and True?

After my post on Timothy Keller’s bewilderment at how atheists can have and justify morals and civil rights, many Christians struggled to understand the point, that morals and rights are totally made up, just like language and wheels and eyeglasses and laws, and at the very same time also capable of being objectively, factually, better…