The Theory of Illumination

Imagine a world where a large segment of the population doesn’t believe in the sun–or anything outside of the atmosphere for the matter. Instead, a particular theory explains the celestial phenomena we observe in the sky. Why and how? Read on to find out…

Same Difference…

Conflation of terminology is common error amongst cultists and celebrities alike. This little essay examines how words are used and abused in our society to distort fundamental truths and create confusion in discourse and debate.

The McGrath Disillusionment

Dr. McGrath speaking with Dr. Dawkins (for another debate)

I was severely disappointed with Alistair McGrath in his debate with Richard Dawkins. Read on to see why…

Atheist Satire

For what it’s worth, the Flying Spaghetti Monster (a.k.a. FSM) is fairly decent satire–at least on a purely emotional level. In this essay I examine a particular tongue-in-cheek fiction from my own personal experience that simply fails. It fails precisely because the satire in question is not intended to be fictional.