PZ Myers takes on Jonathan Kay’s exhortation that we should all read the bible

A fellow blogger recently speculated that Jonathan Kay is actually one of the more moderate Conservative writers. I had my doubts but nodded reluctantly. I wish I had read this before that comment so I could have something with which to laugh down such a preposterous claim. Thankfully, PZ Myers has done the job beautifully for me. ...

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Disservice – Creationist Mouse meet Atheist Sledgehammer

Skepticon has proven to be a most valuable source of rational thought and interesting fodder for the Sunday disservice.   In this episode, PZ Myers takes one creationist talking point and knocks it down, utterly and completely.  Plus a small primer on molecular biology, all in under 50 minutes.  Enjoy. Filed under: Religion, Science Tagged: Creationist ...

Montreal police dragging its feet no more. ‘David Mabus’ arrested.

“believe me, the only reason the photo is available is because I WANTED IT OUT THERE…. actually it is quite a flattering photo of me: With finger cocked and pointing, I say “And I gotta take out these idiots!” After two decades of issuing on-line threats Montreal’s Dennis Marcuze, better known by his internet handle ...

Montreal police dragging its feet no more. ‘David Mabus’ arrested.

"believe me, the only reason the photo is available is because I WANTED IT OUT THERE…. actually it is quite a flattering photo of me: With finger cocked and pointing, I say "And I gotta take out these idiots!" After two decades of issuing on-line threats Montreal’s Dennis Marcuze, better known by his internet handle ‘David ...

Montreal police dragging feet on investigating infamous Christianist Twitter troll ‘David Mabus’?

I’ve read the name ‘David Mabus’ a few times on Twitter, mostly in tweets from PZ Myers. Montrealer Mabus (real name: Dennis Marcuze) has made a name for himself by threatening atheists with “decapitations, executions and genocide”. Montreal police have received over 3,000 requests for investigations of this individual and they are not happy with the number of complaints. It took a lot of goadingto ...