Archive for 2007

Hero

October 16th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Religion Inspired Murders / 6 comments

HOGANAS, Sweden (CNN) -- Swedish artist Lars Vilks says all he's doing is taking a stand in the name of artistic expression. But because of that stand, on this afternoon ...
David Borden of DRCNet

David Borden of DRCNet

October 15th, 2007 / Drug War / 5 comments

Last Friday I met DRCNet Executive Director David Borden at the Los Angeles Sheraton Universal, where he was attending the 2007 NORML conference. ...
A Milestone

A Milestone

October 13th, 2007 / Admin / 3 comments

Yesterday marked a major milestone for Black Sun Journal. Over 100,000 visits since October 28, 2005, and approaching 250,000 page views! This is thanks in ...
Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand

October 12th, 2007 / Atheist of the Week / 11 comments

Welcome to a special edition of Atheist Of The Week, wherein we shall explore the life and philosophy of the intellectual and literary giant Ayn Rand, in ...

Repressed Shadow's a Bitch

October 12th, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Religion / 3 comments

Utah ranks No. 1 in the nation — and sometimes the world — for using Google to search the Web for such terms as "Jesus," "family history," "Harry Potter," "Mormon," ...

Pullman Has 'em Running Scared

October 11th, 2007 / Atheism, Film, Newswire, Religion / 1 comment

The folks at the Catholic League for Civil Rights, who are never shy about attacking films they believe promote an anti-Catholic agenda, have November's release of The Golden Compass directly ...

High Court Smacks Down 3 Religious Challenges

October 1st, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on High Court Smacks Down 3 Religious Challenges

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court opened its new term Monday refusing to get involved in two church-state disputes — one over religious organizations paying for workers' birth-control health insurance benefits, ...
Praying I Can Deal With

Praying I Can Deal With

September 28th, 2007 / Science / 13 comments

Last night I was visited by this magnificent lifeform and I grabbed my camera. Even funnier that I had just watched Pan's Labyrinth which has a central character modeled after ...

Vandals Deface Church

September 26th, 2007 / Atheism, Newswire, Religion / 5 comments

Police in Pennsylvania and Delaware are trying to figure out who vandalized two churches this week, authorities said. In Pottstown, the outer walls of Zion's United Church ...

Out-of-body Experiences Debunked

September 25th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Science / 12 comments

LONDON, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- British and other European researchers have found a way to induce out-of-body experiences using virtual reality goggles. The researchers, who used the ...

"Biofilm" Alert

September 25th, 2007 / Energy Transition, Science / 3 comments

For years we've been hearing about increases in "antibiotic-resistant bacteria." This was a troubling enough development. Not being a microbiologist, I assumed that the problem was ...
Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker

September 21st, 2007 / Atheist of the Week / 5 comments

Steven Pinker is a respected experimental psychologist, popular science writer, and academic ping-pong ball bouncing back and forth from MIT to Harvard, currently residing in the ...
Stanislaw Lem

Stanislaw Lem

September 13th, 2007 / Atheist of the Week / 6 comments

Ever read Polish science fiction? What about Polish science fiction written by an atheist, for whom arguing theology with Karol Wojtyla (better known as Pope John Paul ...