Respectful Insolence

Archives for October 1, 2009

If this blog goes silent tomorrow…

…you’ll know why. I got my flu shot today! Yes, it had thimerosal and everything. Give me mercury, baby! And, guess what? When our hospital gets its supply of H1N1 vaccine later this month, I’ll be getting that one, too. Take that, Doug Bremner! Oh, and you too, Bill Maher!

The endgame is in sight. At the end of this post is a list of questions for Bill Maher tomorrow (if the opportunity presents itself), the vast majority of which you, my readers, thought of. Let’s backtrack a minute. A couple of months ago, I learned that an award named after Richard Dawkins was being…

The role of faith summarized

I love this guy’s explanations of skepticism and critical thinking. In this installment, it is quite clearly and cleverly why it’s impossible to “prove” the existence of God or any god and thus why such gods are always a matter of faith and belief without evidence: