Tag Archives: Bill Maher

Atheism, white nationalism, and anti-Muslim hate in Canada

by | October 6, 2017

It’s no great secret that several prominent atheists have dabbled in scientific racism and islamophobia. It’s also no great secret that white nationalist and anti-Muslim movements have slithered out of the sewers of Canada to become headline news events in several major cities. Is there a relationship between those movements and atheism? How close is… Read more »

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Oh No, Bill Maher, You Didn’t!

by | February 1, 2016

According to Buzz Feed News,”Bill Maher Just Promoted The Unproven Goat Milk HIV Therapy That Charlie Sheen Got In Mexico” and Buzz Feed includes the video to prove it: https://youtu.be/gE5qC4mx2Yg Oh Bill, you disappoint us again.

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That “Non Religious Kids are More Altruistic” Study

by | November 8, 2015

I’ve received emails and read many a tweet and Facebook post from gleeful atheists about this study. I can’t really blame them for their excitement, for we are continually confronted with assertions from believers that we just aren’t very moral without religion or that we our default disposition is “sad sack”; for example, Friday’s Real Time with… Read more »

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Salon??? Is that you?

by | November 15, 2014

“The need for frank talk about religion is most pressing as regards both Islam and Christianity, which proclaim their validity for all humankind and thus should be subject to universal debate and scrutiny.” Salon waxes uncharacteristically reasonably on religious critique: “Wake Up and Oppose Theocracy: Bill Maher, Rula Jebreal and the Urgent Islam Debate.”

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Tone Deaf Atheism and Context

by | October 13, 2014

I’ve been relucant to enter the fray with regards to Affleckgate, because I didn’t really see anything new in it, just the same old talking past each other bickering that in some quarters passes for debate. But since the genocide card has been played… I figure it’s time to get muddy. Harris’ defenders are correct,… Read more »

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