How to Get Free Tickets to the Milwaukee Mythinformation Con!

It’ll be an awesome conference this September! And I have tickets to give away. Two general admission tickets, each worth $55; and two VIP tickets, each worth $125 (and this year’s VIP list is pretty impressive, so those tickets are gold). All Facebook users have a shot at them. Anyone who’d like to apply for…

Crank Bayesians: Swinburne & Unwin

Deepak Chopra uses “science” to spew bullshit. That does not discredit science. The Kalam Cosmological Argument uses “logic” to spew bullshit. That does not discredit logic. Politicians use “statistics” to spew bullshit. That does not discredit statistics. By exactly the same reasoning, cranks using Bayes’ Theorem to spew bullshit, does not discredit Bayes’ Theorem. It…

What Is Bayes’ Theorem & How Do You Use It?

Bayes’ Theorem is just a logical formula. Like any logic, it can be used to argue silly things (like Sheldon on The Big Bang Theory trying to predict the future of physics on a whiteboard). Because bad premises, always lead to bad conclusions, even with straightforward syllogistic logic. As atheists well know when they face-palm…

Mighty Canada Tour of 2017!

Attention all Canadians! I’ll be touring Canada from Vancouver to Toronto next month. I’ll be doing twelve cities in twelve days! Share this around. And if you’ll be near any of my stops, come say hi! In some places I’m giving a presentation; in others, just hanging out at a pub. But in every case,…

Folks in Canada! Do You Have a Couch I Can Crash on?

Or a bed. Because I’m about to do a massive twelve city tour across Canada this August, driving my own car, from city to city, through five provinces! I’ll announce all my tour stops soon. And I’ve already procured accommodations from kind folks in several places. But I’m hoping to find a few more kind…

Timothy Keller: Dishonest Reasons for God (Chapter 7)

I began my critique of Keller’s The Reason for God with an exposé of everything up through Chapter 1, then Chapter 2, then Chapters 3 through 5, and Chapter 6. Here I will cover Chapter 7. Next will be Chapter 8. I’ll continue to other chapters in future installments. In chapters 6 and 7 Keller…

Timothy Keller: Dishonest Reasons for God (Chapter 6)

I began my critique of Keller’s The Reason for God with an exposé of everything up through Chapter 1, then Chapter 2, and Chapters 3 through 5. Here I will cover Chapter 6 (and next 7). I’ll continue to other chapters in future installments. In these two chapters (6 and 7) Keller is forced to…