Science Faith Religion
This weekend is the World Sc buy cheap cialis ience Festival here in New York. All over the city, prestigious persons are taking the stage to discuss quantum physics, avian…
More KtB on Happy Days
Happy Days, the delightful New York Times blog that linked to us last week, now has another bit of Buddha-killing on its pages, a new essay from recent Buddha-killer Mark…
Google as God
Tucker Lieberman just alerted us to a .pdf version of his recent bit in American Atheist, “Google as God: A Theology of Information Technology”: Here we examine the behavior of…
Eye Floaters as Shining Structure of Consciousness
We just received an announcement about a wild new book that may interest some of you wackos out there. You know those funny little lines and dots that float in…
“To study philosophy,” wrote the French essayist Montaigne, “is to learn how to die.” In medieval times, particularly as the Black Death spread through Europe, the art of dying—ars moriendi—became…
Blinded By Science
Remember Paul Shanley? He was said to be the worst of the pedophile priests, sentenced in 2005 to 12-15 years. But soon, he’ll get another day in court, as Massachusetts’…
Happy Darwin Day
We got a request this week to do something to celebrate Darwin Day here at KtB. Nothing was really planned, but it does give us the opportunity to do a…
Proof Enough for Me
When the usual proofs for God don’t do the trick, sometimes you have to think up your own.
Divinity & Disgust
The question of where morality comes from remains a bee in the bonnet of both religionists and philosophers. Or perhaps it only seems so because we’ve lately been reading a…
The Real Truth About Alien Abductions
The over-drugged and under-loved make their own way in the world, even when the FBI tries to make them forget.
Is there a nice way to call someone a fool? Sam Harris doesn’t think so.
A review of his new book, Letter to a Christian Nation.
The Choice is Yours
How would William James rate on a Scientology E-meter? An excerpt from the new book, The Devil is a Gentleman.
God’s Own Knowledge
A theology of sex shops, movies, and nothingness may be the biggest thing to hit Christianity since Martin Luther.