Author: Dennis Heffernan

No Dice: The Lenape Deserve Recognition

I’m not a big supporter of First Nations causes.  Not politically correct, I know, but that’s never stopped me before.  I’m tired of being told to walk around wearing sackcloth and ashes over things...

The Christmas We Get

So, why would atheists care about Christmas? Parties!  Free stuff! Eh, that’s not an answer. I’ll begin with a point that’s sure to aggravate people (but hey, I don’t care): Christmas is not a...

Hearthstone: In Brief

  Short Version: it’s free, but you get what you pay for. Hearthstone is a new “collectible card game” from Blizzard based on its popular MMO World of Warcraft.  That’s in quotes because it’s...

Another New Theme….

Trying out the Hueman theme now.  So far the only thing I really don’t like is that it doesn’t seem to acknowledge that I use Disqus for comments.   I’ll give it a bit...

Testing, Testing….

Just trying out the new Jetpack feature allowing self-hosted WordPress blogs to publish to G+ feeds. It would also be nice if my readers (both of them) would try out the site and give...

Oprah Mouth, Insert Foot

One of the criticisms that gets leveled at atheists from time to time is the claim that atheists think they’re “superior” to theists allegedly because atheists think theists must be “stupid” or “deluded” or...

Existential 6-5000

A video clip of an appearance by Louis C.K. on Conan O’Brian’s show has recently started making the rounds.  Louis explains why he doesn’t let his daughters have cell phones: Needless to say, since...

Sugar Coated Evil

Despite having graduated several years ago, I still infest attend meetings of the Philosophy and Religion Club at my alma mater, Montclair State University.  I’m also active in the department’s Facebook page, where a...