Saturday 22 August 2009

Burnee links for Saturday

Burnee!An overwhelming religious bias to the links this week:

Johann Hari: Republicans, religion and the triumph of unreason - Johann Hari, Commentators - The Independent

The British Humanist Association seeks action on Noah’s Ark Farm Zoo

How I became an agnostic | Stephen Bates | Comment is free |

The Thinking Read by A.C. Grayling: Why Evolution is True

Common Sense Atheism » How to Convert Atheists

Witch hunt in Illinois : Pharyngula

Science, Reason and Critical Thinking: Simpsons Top Trumps: Skeptics Edition

New Humanist Blog: Atheists - looking after pets in a post-apocalyptic world

The Dark Side of Religion - Bart Farkus - JREF

Is atheism helping or hurting science literacy? - Michael Rosch -

Islamic scholar hits out over sacking - Europe, World - The Independent
Interesting article in the light of this man's impressive performance on a recent Channel 4 programme, "How do you know God exists?"

Richard Dawkins interview - Times Online

Laurie Higgins of the Illinois Family Institute Issues an Open Letter to Me | Friendly Atheist by @hemantmehta

Good Cop, Bad Cop: PZ and the Creation Museum | Factonista

The ancestor’s tale -Times Online
A less than whole-hearted endorsement for Dawkins' new book. And some of the comments are exasperating to say the least.