Archive for August, 2007
The Enemies of Reason

The Enemies of Reason

August 16th, 2007 / Science, Television / 19 comments

It's hard to imagine there are any atheists or humanists who don't know about Richard Dawkins' new series. But it's so powerful and well put together, ...

Bishop Capitulates to Islam: "Call God Allah"

August 15th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Bishop Capitulates to Islam: "Call God Allah"

Catholic churches in the Netherlands should use the name Allah for God to ease tensions between Muslims and Christians, says a Dutch bishop. Tiny Muskens, the bishop ...
The Al-Qaeda Reader

The Al-Qaeda Reader

August 15th, 2007 / Books, Current Affairs, Religion / 7 comments

I happened upon an amazing interview this morning with Raymond Ibrahim on KPCC / AirTalk with Larry Mantle. Ibrahim has translated and released a number ...

In Coal Blood

August 14th, 2007 / Energy Transition, Newswire / 3 comments

This is the great paradox today: In an age of global warming and greater energy and safety awareness, we are also witnessing the great coal revival. Nearly 50 percent of ...

Catholics taking a page from Tolle's book

August 6th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Catholics taking a page from Tolle's book

WESTPORT, Ireland (Catholic Online) People today need to slow down and reflect on beauty of the natural order, the value of family and friends and the sacredness of now, ...
Look Ma, No Ego!

Look Ma, No Ego!

August 3rd, 2007 / Books, Critical Thought, Religion / 24 comments

After my initial recent correspondence with an Eckhart Tolle fan (previous post), I began a dialog with some of my close associates. We were wondering ...
Tom Leykis

Tom Leykis

August 1st, 2007 / Atheist of the Week / 1 comment

Tom Leykis: iconoclast, atheist, Champion of Masculinity or Demonic Misogynist, (depending on your point of view), our Atheist of the Week segment takes a look at the ...

Another Brutal 'Exorcism'

August 1st, 2007 / Newswire, Religion / 2 comments

Monroe County sheriff's detectives say 22-year-old Edward Uyesugi II, a Paoli resident and an usher at the Cherry Hill Christian Center, told the boy's family he could cure the teenager ...

Man cuts off hand for Hindu goddess offering

August 1st, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Religion / Comments Off on Man cuts off hand for Hindu goddess offering

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A 23-year-old Nepali man cut off his right hand after morning prayers and offered it to Kali, the Hindu goddess of power, the Annapurna Post local daily ...