May 30, 2012
Skeptics are almost always at a disadvantage when doing major media appearances. Many talk shows seem to cater to heavily believer-based audiences, and seek to entertain more than to inform — despite presenting a façade of scientific or journalistic inquiry. Such was the case with my appearance on the Dr. Phil Show on May 25th.
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May 24, 2012
So when the Dr. Phil Show called CFI looking for someone to represent the side skeptical of psychic claims, I was pleasantly surprised. John Edward, whom I’ve written about in Skeptical Inquirer, appeared on Dr. Phil this past January, and now they were doing another show with skepticism being represented.
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January 12, 2012
Let's get something straight football fans.
A recent poll revealed that 43% of those asked thought that God helps Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow win.
He (God) does not.
God, almost certainly, does not exist.
Hold on, believers, there's another point here!
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October 05, 2011
A death-row inmate is denied an appeal because his attorneys had switched law firms. A letter the court sent to the inmate's lawyers' old firm is returned, and the deadline to file an appeal expires before they can respond.
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August 10, 2011
When I got a call from a woman named Lindsey inviting me to appear at the Moment Church during their Sunday evening service, some warning bells went off in my head. She sounded like a nice enough person, but why would they want me, a career atheist, to even be at their church, much less have a voice there?
This ain’t no UU Church, by the way. Moment’s “what we believe” statement of faith on their website represents what I would call pretty hardcore Christianity – God is the ubiquitous, all-knowing creator of the universe; the bible is inerrant; you get to heaven through Jesus; marriage is between one man and one woman. You get the picture.
May 18, 2011
What lame excuse will they use this time? Let's guess...
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December 01, 2010
The creationist theme park will feature a 500 foot-long replica of Noah's Ark containing live animals...
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November 11, 2010
Do Power Balance bracelets perform under testing conditions? The Independent Investigations Group at CFI-L.A. finds out.
August 26, 2010
Our record in the Muslim-Christian feud is clean. We are neither Montague nor Capulet.
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January 26, 2010
A recent article in the L.A. Times reconfirms that millions of dollars from churches helped pass Proposition 8.
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