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    From the Dept of Too Funny to Not Share: Jon Stewart on atheists’ Ground Zero suit

    It’s a few days old, but still plenty funny. We can’t believe that Dave Silverman, president of American Atheists, said that atheists might want to install a symbol of an atom at Ground Zero “because we’re all made of atoms.” Susan Jacoby, an atheist of a less publicity-seeking kind, wonders if he’s being deliberately obtuse. […]

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    Mind the gaps

    Illumination from the Codex Aemilianensis, 992. In the tenth century we had no reason to suspect Adam and Eve had not been actual people. Now we do. Image source: University of Florida God lives in the gaps. And the gaps must be getting downright cozy for God. The God of the gaps fallacy runs deep. […]

    Farewell to an era

    STS-135 lands during the predawn hour yesterday morning at Kennedy Space Center. Despite the problems with the shuttle program, its demise makes me a bit wistful. Image source: NASA Well, that’s it for the Space Shuttle. The first one launched in 1981, when I was 13. Now I’m 43, and no one can say where […]

    Is it showtime for the Flying Spaghetti Monster?

    They have the deity. They have the art. Will the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster make it to prime time? Image source: Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster Unlike some Christians, I have always found great humor in Pastafarianism, the faux (or not) religion centered on the mythology of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (FSM). […]

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