'Critical Thought' Archive
Gapsters

Gapsters

March 17th, 2013 / Critical Thought, Science / 4 comments

Today's topic concerns one of the oldest forms of religious apologia: deliberately confusing the relationship between probability and mystery. ...

Conspiracies and Climate Change

February 5th, 2009 / Critical Thought, Energy Transition, Newswire / 5 comments

I received an email taking me to task for comparing the 9/11 truthers with climate change deniers. The correspondent claimed that while climate science was solid, the 9/11 truthers might ...
The Free Will Argument

The Free Will Argument

December 20th, 2008 / Atheism, Bigotry, Critical Thought / 22 comments

Right-wing bloggers and pundits churn out a steady stream of cookie-cutter articles insisting on the "impossibility" of moral atheism, and presenting ...