Dale

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Bill Maher Talks with President Obama about Atheism

One week before the 2016 Election, Bill Maher sat with President Obama and discussed atheism, among other topics for Real Time with Bill Maher.  I wish he had made a stronger statement, but overall it wasn’t bad. There is a strange history behind this interview – Maher contributed $1 million towards President Obama’s campaign, and …

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An Attempted Conversation with a Muslim from Saudi Arabia

The man in the blue shirt with the beard approached the Ask-An-Atheist table today and said that he is a Muslim from Saudi Arabia and had some questions for us. This is the weekend after the Orlando shooting by a Muslim in the name of ISIS, so I was particularly interested in hearing what he …

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The Muslim Skateboarder from Egypt

The interaction started off a bit hostile and confusing. While sitting at the “Ask An Atheist” table, 2 men approached at the same time, so I assumed they were together.  The man in the red shirt was calm and smiling, and said he is a Christian and had some questions. The other man, in a …

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The Rude Return of AngryMan

The vast majority of people who talk to us are very pleasant, even when they disagree with our cause.  After 4 years of sponsoring a weekly booth in Balboa Park, we’ve not yet had to ask that anyone be arrested. There is a man who has approached the group on at least 4 occasions within …

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The Ultimate Proof that Prayer Fails: Church Massacres

Reasonable people know that prayer fails 100% of the time, as shown by studies of prayer and detailed on many sites such as WhyWontGodHealAmputees. Today is the 1 year anniversary of the day that God was yet again “asleep at the wheel” and did nothing at all to stop a killer from shooting to death …

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