Working Miracles in Detroit

This instantly gets put into the "you have got to be kidding me" category.  Detroit is in economic trouble and the big three automakers are in DC begging for something like $34bn.  Now we have a church congregation in Detroit actually praying for an economic bailout of the big three automakers and to make the […]

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Sam Harris

Last year I read Sam Harris’ book The End of Faith which is simply brilliant.  Last week I finished a second of his books called Letter to a Christian Nation which is equally as insightful.  I overwhelmingly recommend both pieces of work.  Nobody lays out in such a beautifully devastating way just how truly implausible religious […]

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Galaxies and Belief

Look at this picture and ask yourself why people insist on living their lives according to (and committing atrocities in the name of) ancient scripts written by men who by today’s standards would be complete simpletons.  There are an estimated 250 billion to 500 billion galaxies in our known universe and we are hardly but […]

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