Bnonn Tennant (the B is silent)

Where a recovering ex-atheist skewers things with a sharp two-edged sword

New atheism & child psychology

Why do new atheists form beliefs, and argue for them, in the same way as my four year old son?

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Evidence and religion

A reposted exchange with an anonymous atheist.

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If God is real, why does the world suck?

Or a question to similar effect—with similar answers.

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How pro-gay atheists “argue”

An illustration of what to expect from “freethinkers” if you dare to buck political correctness.

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Being good without God

Dear diary…

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Why doesn’t God just do whatever it takes to make people believe in him?

In which I point out four faulty presuppositions behind a common atheistic question.

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Why do atheists proselytize?

Evangelical atheism seems to be on the rise. Which is odd, when you think about it.

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3 reasons atheists should treat morality as superstitious nonsense

Atheists have been complacently borrowing Christian ideas about morality for too long. It’s time for that to end, along with Christianity itself.

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Why won’t Randal Rouser answer some simple questions?

Calling Randal Rauser: why won’t you answer some simple questions?

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On dogmatism

A response to Damian Peterson on the merits of being dogmatic.

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Whence Cometh Value?

An argument undercutting non-theistic attempts to defend their value systems, by demonstrating that value itself is incoherent in a universe without God.

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Education and child abuse

A critical response to the accusation that teaching children beliefs which contradict secular science is a form of child abuse. This post is a reply to Ken Perrott’s article ‘”Biblically correct” child abuse?’

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