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Six things wrong with God

It’s a pity you can’t get a Ph.D. in Inventing Gods. Those who have done it in the past have not always done a great job. So after much research, I have distilled the six key things the He...

Woman cured of sickle cell with stem cell therapy

Revée Agyepong, a 26-year-old woman from Edmonton in Canada, is believed to be one of the first adults to be successfully treated for sickle-cell disease with transplanted stem cells. She underwent th...

Scientists 3D-print a human cornea

For the first time, scientists have 3D-printed human corneas in a lab, paving the way to potentially manufacturing this crucial part of our anatomy and saving millions from blindness caused by corneal...

Are we made in God’s image?

I regularly jog past a Planned Parenthood center on my running route. Unless it’s raining (I guess “baby killing” is ok on rainy days) there is always a handful of protesters out-front, typicall...

Christian time travel

It dawned on me this morning that most Christians believe in a form of time travel. Either that, or they don’t truly believe in the concept of free will. Somehow, in the theology of almost all Christi...

The AAI Interviews: Richard Carrier

Did Jesus ever exist? AAI discusses this question and more with ancient historian and Jesus mythicist Richard Carrier.

Microbes R Us

Mention bacteria and viruses to most people and the response is to recoil in fear. A catalog of bacterial, viral and fungal infections tend to dominate our discussions about the microbial world, and h...

Hardened Hearts

Paul wrote in his epistle to the Ephesians in chapter 4 verse 18 “They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardne...

The AAI Interviews: Keith Lowell Jensen

John Richards and atheist comedian Keith Lowell Jensen talk about Keith's new comedy album “Bad Comedy for Bad People” and a whole lot more.

Game of bones

When the first Neanderthal fossils were discovered in the 19th century, no one would have foreseen the fascinating and compelling story of human origins that was about to unfold. From 1829, when the f...

How atheists indoctrinate their kids

Jonny: “Mum, we talked about God at school today. Do you believe in God?” Mum: “Some people believe there is a god; some believe there are many gods, and some believe there are none....

Put up or shut up

In 1687, Isaac Newton published his book Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica (in English, “Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy”). In this ground-breaking book, he propose...