Hitchens Hangs Five On The Door

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

hristopher Hitchens, author of a new book—God Is Not Great—speaks out with his usual wit and candor at the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Editor’s note: video has been removed. Post-Script…itchens was known for his admiration of George Orwell, Thomas Paine and Thomas Jefferson and for his excoriating critiques of Mother Teresa, Bill and Hillary Clinton, […]

Religious Belief And The Science of Richard Dawkins

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

ichard Dawkins, like the religious fundamentalist who believes that he knows and carries out the will of God, fails to recognize human limitations. With his all-encompassing faith in reason and the declarative, he believes that human beings may “discover that there are no limits” to understanding. As a consequence, he derides religion as being entirely […]

Surveying The Stress Fractures Of A Liberal Mind

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

EXPERIENCED THE DREADED PERFUNCTORY of the church pew as a child, acolyte, and later, more formally as a wandering pilgrim seeking the truth and the promise of the gospel with a sincere questioning of those men of profession and through books both great and small. My heart was repeatedly clipped and scarred when I heard […]