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Greek atheists protest ‘Holy Light’ funding

Greek Atheist Union Protests ‘Holy Light’ Transport Funding Greek Orthodox tradition has it that on the day preceding Orthodox Easter when a blue light emanates from Christ’s tomb, the Patriarch of Je...

God’s IQ

The average human has an IQ of 100. The very smartest humans have IQs hovering around the 200 mark. Those blessed with such talent can do things that the rest of us can only marvel at. Kim Ung-yong wa...

‘Tis the season to be jolly, deck the halls with boughs of holly…

“Why?” my ten-year-old daughter asked. “And why Ivy? Isn’t that poisonous?” “Good question!” I said, “It is perplexing isn’t it!” So I explained that, historically, when Europeans perceived that the d...

Muslim attack on Christian church in Pakistan

Religion poisons everything, I wrote only this morning, quoting Christopher Hitchen’s famous subtitle to his best-selling book, God is not Great. In that article, I pointed out that heinous, religious...

Christopher Hitchens

It’s the 15th December, the anniversary of the death of the late, great, Christopher Hitchens. Unbelievably, it’s already six years since Hitch left us in 2011. He is so missed and remembered around t...

Theists’ obsession with sex: A virgin birth?

There is a very good biological reason to prefer having sex with a virgin. It is this: minimal risk of infection by a sexually transmitted disease. The opposite to virginity, promiscuity, is great for...

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