Archive for 2012

James Kirk Wall’s Top Heathen Blogs of 2012

12. Blasphemy laws lead to dictatorships and theocracies 11. Ten crazy conversations with Christians 10. Death through the eyes of an atheist 9. The Problem with morality coming from god 8. Insanity of a jealous god 7. Defending science from religion – creationism vs. evolution 6. Republicans pleading for atheist vote 5. Bill O’Reilly loses... Read more »

Dear Santa, an Atheist Christmas List

#10 – A scientific literacy requirement for all who wish to serve public office #9 – Remove “under god” from the Pledge of Allegiance #8 – Remove “In God We Trust” from Federal currency and buildings #7 – Remove discrimination against atheists holding government offices in State Constitutions #6 – Tax the churches #5 –... Read more »

“Lack of belief” blurs the line between atheist and agnostic

When Thomas Huxley created the term agnostic, he considered atheist to mean anti-theological “gnosis” while the religious side was theological “gnosis”. Agnosticism was meant to be anti-dogmatism more than anything else. Huxley was not agnostic regarding the Bible which he criticized heavily, nor was he agnostic regarding the evolutionary work of his dear friend Charles... Read more »

Bill O’Reilly loses his mind in battle against atheist

The tide goes in, the tide goes out, and you can’t explain that! This is what news commentator Bill O’Reilly blurted out the last time debating atheist David Silverman. For a few seconds it appeared Silverman was stunned by such a crazy statement, he momentarily looked like a deer in the headlights. We can explain... Read more »

250 Quotes to strengthen our minds

A harvest of philosophy from different times, people and cultures can provide a supplement or alternative to guidance that is typically sought after in religion. 1. “I think, therefore I am.” — René Descartes 2. “I am what I am.” – Popeye the Sailor 3. “Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a... Read more »

Evolutionist James Kirk Wall responds to young earth creationist Randy Ruggles

First I would like to begin by thanking Randy for his formal response. Argumentation is a necessary process for finding truth. In the very serious business of deciding verdicts in our court system, we use both the Socratic Method and the scientific method. Although not a perfect process as dishonesty, incompetence or corruption can cause... Read more »

Creationist Randy Ruggles strikes back!

Creationists have taken issue with my article titled, “Evolution is a Religion! Proclaims Creationist Quacks.” Randy Ruggles has provided a formal response. I will be providing a reply to this on Monday 11/19. May the best argument win. “Evolution is NOT a Religion!” says THIS Creationist – A Response to James Kirk Wall – By... Read more »

Ten crazy conversations with Christians

Over the course of many years and many debates, I’ve come across rationale beyond bizarre and fallacious arguments too numerous to mention when attempting to reason with god worshipers. Here are a few crazy conversations that come up repeatedly. 10. Christian – There are no contradictions in the Bible. JKW – Thou shall not kill,... Read more »

Evolution is a religion! Proclaims creationist quacks

It isn’t Darwin’s legacy that promotes the idea of unguided natural process, it’s the evidence. Biblical creationists don’t have a prayer when it comes to any kind of honest argument with an evolutionist. They never did which is why biologists such as Thomas Huxley would crush theologians on a regular basis. Creationists rely on dishonesty... Read more »

Evolution made easy for Republican Congressmen

I don’t believe in evolution is just about the most absurd statement anyone could ever make. I’m going to jump out of a plane without a parachute because gravity is just a theory would be a more alarming statement not in regards to the level of delusion but only because of safety concerns. If you’ve... Read more »