Valerie Talico, a Seattle psychologist, is fond of bad New Atheist arguments. She doesn't know much about some of the subjects she posts on, but she is open to learning -- from non-scholars like David Fitzgerald -- whether someone named Jesus who didn't play for a Hispanic baseball team ever walked the Earth.
Here the two are on my birthday, blogging about how my favorite ancient political philosopher never lived.
I doubt she'll read this rebuttal and up her game on the subject. As Geico would put it, that's not what a clearing house for bad Gnu arguments does. But refuting such arguments is what I do. So let's get started.
Putting letters by dubious comments that merit challenge or amendment, I was hoping to make it through their relatively short article before running out of letters. Pardon if I use some letters more than once, below.
Most people would be shocked to learn how little is actually known about Jesus.