Archives for: "May 2008"

Another view on slavery and the Bible

When I discussed slavery and the Bible a few weeks ago, I tried to deal with the various responses that I might hear from people who believe that the Bible is inerrant. Apparently there was one that I didn't think of, but I heard it today. I was… more »

Dean Kamen's work on prosthetics

Astounding. (via Signal vs Noise) more »

Good quote

I came across a quote that pretty well sums up my current view of religion: What can be asserted without proof can be dismissed without proof. - Christopher Hitchens Which is very similar to Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence. -… more »

Buy a car, get a free gun

US car dealer in free gun offer - That dealership is in Butler, MO, 10 miles south of here. more »

My garden digger

Four nights ago my garden was dug up. I looked at it in the morning and all the seeds I had planted were mixed up and it was clear that a dog had been digging in my garden. It was probably looking for one of the many moles that roams my yard. I… more »

Is God Imaginary?

God Is Imaginary is a site that offers 50 simple proofs that the Christian God is not real. The articles are good and should give any Christian plenty to think about, but I'm not sure how I feel about their use of the word "proof." I think that many… more »