NOTE: I was toying with a new plugin called Old Post Promoter, which promoted this old post to a more recent spot even though I asked the plugin to omit this category from promotion. So this news is out of date. I thought this would be a nice to bring some of my older articles back to the front page now and then, but I had to deactivate the plugin when I saw this. Sorry about that. I will probably delete the plugin since the author hasn’t gotten back to me about the reason for the problem. Oh well.
His books sell in their millions, his TV programmes are rapturously received, and he’s appeared in Doctor Who. Not bad for a 67-year-old academic. Now Richard Dawkins, scourge of creationists, is championing his Victorian hero
Captured war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic was living in Serbia’s capital Belgrade and practising alternative medicine, Serb officials say.
One of the more popular myths about atheism is the idea that it’s some sort of ideology, philosophy, religion, or creed. Some religious theists just can’t understand how atheism can be anything less than that; in fact, some are so much in denial about what atheism is that they will go to great lengths to insist that it must involve some set of beliefs, assertions, and ideas about the world which is analogous to their own.
Alan Roebuck writes…
For years James Randi’s foundation has had a million dollars for anyone able to prove they have paranormal powers. But, he explains, in 2010 that money will be put to far better use.