Religion

Have You Noticed?

Just before removing an innocent head or displaying an innocent hostage scared out of their wits by imminent death these paragons of consistency begin by saying In the name of Allah, the most beneficent, the most merciful all the while showing no beneficence or mercy. What is most interesting is that no one seems to…

Virgin Supply

Virgin supply. All the calls around the Islamic world recruiting “Holy Martyrs” (such as the recent revelation of the activities in Iran) got me to thinking about Islamic martyrs and their virgin reward. My research, while admittedly not exhaustive, has not been able to turn up where all these young (presumed) lovelies (also presumed) are…

Science and God

The Probability of God, the book by Stephen D. Unwin, has resulted in a flurry of articles, both pro and con, on the utility of his argument. For examples of pro (Evangelical Outpost: Wagering a Life: Part 1 – Urwin and the Probability of God) and con (God’s Number Is Up by Michael Shermer at…