MANY PEOPLE WOULD RATHER DIE THAN THINK; IN FACT, MOST DO. — BERTRAND RUSSELL

June 2013

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Well, that’s embarrassing

TweetAccording to a Pew research study, atheists and agnostics scored better on a religious knowledge survey than other denominations, and Jews and Mormons scored higher than Christians: Overall, the three groups that perform best in…






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Religion without God

Tweet I realize that people seem to have some kind of innate urge to congregate in like-minded groups — and the recent success of the so-called The Sunday Assembly shows as much — but nonbelievers holding what can…




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NBA Finals, brief thoughts

TweetThe Miami Heat won the NBA title tonight. What a surprise. Had high hopes for LeBron James coming out of high school, but even with his second NBA title now, the Michael Jordan comparisons can…


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Rubbish

TweetOK, I was planning to comment on a video on YouTube, and would have gladly kept this between me and the video poster, but said YouTuber has, not to my surprise, disabled comments, and you…