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  • Mark Scott (Detroit radio host) has died at 69

    04/26/2005 8:53:54 AM PDT · by epluribus_2 · 4 replies · 759+ views
    WWJ 950 | 26-april-2005 | epluribus_2
    Mark Scott formerly of WXYT for a long time in Detroit has died at 69. Some folks here may have been influenced by his rationalism and cries of Excelsior! in the past.
  • A Victory for Theism (The prominent atheist philosopher Antony Flew goes back to square one.)

    12/21/2004 12:12:13 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 4 replies · 411+ views
    The American Prowler ^ | 12/21/2004 | S. T. Karnick
    The recent reports that the prominent atheist philosopher Antony Flew has changed his position to one far more accommodating to theism, have sparked much controversy. Rationalist International, for example, has denounced the reports, which it describes as a "sensationalist campaign in the internet," and has reprinted a 2003 letter responding to similar rumors from last year, in which Flew says, "Those rumors speak false." In that very letter, however, Flew makes an important concession -- one which I find to be quite dispositive in the argument over the existence of God: Flew concedes that the theist position is as consonant...