Blog Posts - Richard Carrier



Richard Carrier and the “Infantile” objection to God’s command’s

In his article, “Why Traditional Theism Cannot Provide an Adequate Foundation for Morality”, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong argued that a “Divine command theory makes morality childish.”[1] In my response to Armstrong, “Is Ethical Naturalis...
by MandM on Oct 26, 2015

Richard Carrier and the Abhorrent Commands Objection

In my last post, Richard Carrier and the Arbitrariness Objection, I argued that Richard Carrier’s attempt to defend Walter Sinnott-Armstrong’s arbitrariness objection failed. I also argued his defence of this argument is incoherent and engages in...
by MandM on Oct 4, 2014

Richard Carrier: Inept Idiot or Ignorant Simpleton?

Richard Carrier has had aspired to have one of his letters to Penthouse printed for years. As of late he has become frustrated with the ongoing rejections he has received. Since Dick can’t get Penthouse to print him his posted this- Michael She...
by Reap's Truth on Aug 24, 2013

Richard Carrier….rejected

     So  Richard Carrier gave a talk at the American Atheist convention in Austin….the fallout continues. It is amazing  the severe meltdown and the cutting of the ties to reality Richard Carrier is going through over the downvotes his...
by Reap's Truth on Apr 16, 2013

Get A Clue

    Richard Carrier gave a talk at the American Atheist convention on A+.   When I first heard Richard had given a talk on A+ I wasn’t surprised. I felt a little bad for him cause I knew he had done himself, or his dignity, at least...
by Reap's Truth on Apr 8, 2013

So, I have this theory

Our Daily Train | By Jeremy StyronI said recently that I will “probably” take a break from talking about Atheism Plus, but I hope readers will appreciate the hint of uncertainty inherent in the word. I must, at least for a post or two, r...
by Our Daily Train on Apr 7, 2013

Sex and atheism: Greta Christina educates us

Our Daily Train | By Jeremy StyronI continue to chafe at some of the so-called intellectuals on Free Thought Blogs continually referring to atheism as a “movement” and associating it with all these other causes that actual nonbelievers ha...
by Our Daily Train on Mar 30, 2013

So… That’s how Carrier did it…

In those disciplines where most researchers do not master mathematics, the use of mathematics may be held in too much awe. To demonstrate this I conducted an online experiment with 200 participants, all of which had experience of reading research rep...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Jan 14, 2013

Mark Goodacre V. Richard Carrier

Dr. Mark Goodacre shares with us a recent program he was featured on. Give it a listen. Unbelievable? Did Jesus Exist?  Richard Carrier vs. Mark Goodacre Richard Carrier is the world’s foremost proponent of the “mythicist” view of...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Dec 15, 2012

Atheism Plus forum: ‘privileged, observational ass’

Our Daily Train | By Jeremy StyronA user named d4m10n posted the following on the Atheism Plus forum on Oct. 29: Atheism Plus vs. SlymePit I’m posting this on both forums, word for word. My apologies in advance. I’m working on a post co...
by Our Daily Train on Nov 4, 2012

Freethought Tweets of the day: Atheism Plus edition

Our Daily Train | By Jeremy StyronThe WoolyBumblebee ‏@WoolyBumblebee #Atheismplus has 2044 users – 13 mods – 3 admin – 38 banned users = 1990. Of which only 831 ever made MORE than ONE post on the forums. Atheism+ ‏@atheism...
by Our Daily Train on Oct 16, 2012

Response to ‘Atheism’s growing pains’

Our Daily Train | By Jeremy StyronAs a number of folks on Tweeter had posted a link to the Salon.com article, “Atheism’s growing pains,” particularly because it referenced Atheism+, I thought I would have a look. I skimmed half of i...
by Our Daily Train on Oct 8, 2012

PZ Myers-The Leader Who Isn't

  To clear up a mistaken assumption I  heard this week. I do not act on behalf of any group or other individuals. I act on behalf of myself. I belong to many many forums and have contact with many groups. None of my actions/words/opin...
by Reap's Truth on Sep 7, 2012

Richard Carrier Carries On About A+

        Well Richard Carrier seems determined to push his A+ club down our throat. It almost seems like he feels a need to guilt people into becoming one of the A+kateers. I guess I will refrain from calling Richa...
by Reap's Truth on Aug 28, 2012

A+ The Richard Carrier Version

Richard Carrier has a vision...     Richard Carrier is a blogger at Freethoughtblogs. Richard has jumped on the A+ bandwagon along with numerous others despite not knowing who built the wagon, who is driving the wagon or who is go...
by Reap's Truth on Aug 27, 2012

Richard Carrier proves mythicists are indeed Young Earth Creationists

Poor little Dick. He actually thinks that he knows what he is talking about. I was going to leave this alone but the sycophants panted loud enough. Dick demeans actual scientists who use actual theories to establish realistic hypotheses. And, he does...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Aug 2, 2012

Stephanie Fisher Responds to Neil Godfrey

Neil complains that I haven’t drawn attention to his main focus which he claims focuses mainly on the question of Christian origins.  I am drawing attention to his misuse of Schweitzer as an atheist blogger in a post that is about flawed methodolo...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on May 28, 2012

Geesh… even Fox News can destroy the mythicists arguments

To analyze earthquake activity in the region, geologist Jefferson Williams of Supersonic Geophysical and colleagues Markus Schwab and Achim Brauer of the German Research Center for Geosciences studied three cores from the beach of the Ein Gedi Spa ad...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on May 24, 2012

Stephanie Louise Fisher owns Richard Carrier

by The Church of Jesus Christ on May 22, 2012

R. Joseph Hoffmann takes on Carrier

This essay is in part an attempt to clarify procedural issues relevant to what is sometimes called the “Christ-myth” or “Non-historicity” thesis—an argumentative approach to the New Testament based on the theory that the historical Jesus of...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on May 22, 2012


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