How to be a Good Atheist

Yesterday I did a shameful thing and followed a link to Pharyngula. What can I say? I was bored. I have a love-hate relationship with that blog that’s about 9 parts hate 1 part love – an inner conflict that’s dear to my heart. PZ Myers puts me in an awkward position. He’s open and…

Caplan’s Radical Chic

One disappointing thing about becoming a Libertarian was the discovery that we are not immune to radical chic. Take Bryan Caplan, for example. The link goes to a column defending the American public against the charge (from Ralph Raico) that they were “even more vicious than the German [public]” in WWII. Raico’s reasoning seems to…