In Conversation with Professor Tom McLeish, B.A., Ph.D.

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Professor Tom McLeish, B.A., Ph.D., is a Professsor Natural Philosophy in the Department of Physics, and works in the Center for Medieval Studies and the Humanities Research Centre at The University of York. Here we talk abotu science and faith. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: You have a book, Faith … Continue reading

Australians Apologize for Ken Ham

The Friendly Atheist linked to a letter of apology from The Secular Coalition of Australia to Bill Nye for Ken Ham. The humorous letter makes some serious points: To our shame, decades of preoccupation with things like Olympic medal tallies and football players has made Australia into the “Typhoid Mary” … Continue reading

“Religion Is an Addiction”

While he softens the blow by saying, I’ve had the pleasure of working with many advocating for human rights whose compulsion to faith is not divisive, but there does exist a select number where religion is an addiction. Kevin Smith, a member of the board of directors for the Centre … Continue reading

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