Legal Rights or Not, There’s Something Wrong When Satanists and Atheists Come to Pray at Governmental Meetings

Yesterday Rachel Alexander, a colleague of mine at The Stream, published an article about Satanists and atheists seeking to pray at governmental meetings: It was a pick-your-poison strategy: Either accept the Satanist prayer or strip regular prayers from the meetings altogether, one of [the Satanists’ spokespersons] explained to The New York Daily News. “We got […]

Being Good “For Nothing” — Does That Make Atheist Ethics Better Than Christian?

Get the picture? Here’s the challenge: Atheistic morality is allegedly better than Christianity because Christians are looking for a reward for our goodness, while atheists are good “for nothing.” (Again, I am not saying “good for nothing.”) There are three parts to that statement: Christian goodness is motivated by a hoped-for reward. Atheists’ goodness is goodness for […]

Atheists’ Skepticism as Better Explanation?

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Atheists’ Explanations There are many ironies in the list of “better explanations” atheists graciously provided in response to a recent blog post here, but perhaps none greater than atheists’ skepticism: I figure if there’s an atheist worldview it might be the same as the scientific […]