Atheism Newswire (Page 13)

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  1. Scheduled Invocation Stirs DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Osky News

    ... his request in May of 2017 to deliver an invocation at the start of the city council meeting. "We try to normalize atheism, because it's still something that comes with a stigma", says Scott. "We try to raise awareness; it's ok to be an atheist." ...

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  2. Atheist group stops coach-led prayer at Kansas schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... employees must not be involved in them. The Freedom From Religion Foundation, which describes itself as a voice for atheism, agnosticism and skepticism, sent a letter in mid-June to Cheylin USD 103 and Weskan Schools USD 242 saying it is illegal for ...

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  3. New Hampshire Now Has Third Sitting Libertarian Party LegislatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... atheist politician. Phinney himself doesn't like to make too much of that, and points out that it isn't his atheism per se but his atheism combined with his previous GOP membership that made it seem like news, since Republicans "have a tradition of ...

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  4. Science Finally Realizes Atheists Are More Close-Minded Than The ReligiousRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    ... with (non)religion," Uzarevic said. Uzarevic also determined that strength of belief in either religion or atheism was directly correlated to how close-minded people were. Content created by The Daily Caller News Foundation is available without ...

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  5. 'Schools should not adopt one religion to the exclusion of others' - judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Mail & Guardian

    Six schools that believed that a case by Ogod - seeking a court order to declare it unconstitutional for any public school to promote one religion - would promote atheism in schools, have lost in their bid to convince a court otherwise. The South Gauteng High Court ruled on Wednesday that a public school may not adopt one single religion to the exclusion of others.

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  6. Poll: Australian top choice of faith is now "no religion"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Salon

    ... he said. "They'll take any position to scare people about Muslims". It's unclear if the email campaign is why atheism took the day in this census, but it could be a factor. Nonetheless, within the margin of error, it marks a turn for the country. ...

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  7. How I turned away from alcohol - and God - to live a better lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | New York Daily News

    A mountain lion's attack on her 5-year-old daughter forced the author - a former nun who no longer drinks - to turn to atheism. I don't drink alcohol.

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  8. Secular Yemenis live in fear after student is killed in AdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Star Online

    ... "It started when imams in Aden mosques talked about us publicly, called us infidels and accused us of spreading atheism," said Ali. Others were jailed, according to a statement issued by the club after Abdulrahman's killing, and some residents fear ...

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  9. Why did they ignore our big questions?Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | Carluke Today

    ... that people hear from both sides? Dawkins's programmes, on the other hand, were like a party political broadcast for atheism." Mr Morris, who has been involved in TV production for 34 years, said all the major TV channels in Britain were approached ...

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  10. Why do public atheists have to behave like such jerks?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... we have a tendency toa well, act like a bunch of jerks. On the face of it there's nothing super-controversial about atheism. After all, it's basically just a statement along the lines of "I don't believe in the supernatural". The greatest exponent ... 4 comments

  11. Legendary Cosmologist Martin Rees on Science, Religion, and the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Ukiah Blog Live

    ... son on the unanswerable questions that give meaning to the universe , Simone de Beauvoir on the spiritual rewards of atheism , and Alan Lightman's poetic ode to science and

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  12. A Boundary-Busting Memoir of Love, Mental Illness, and Being Muslim in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Religion Dispatched

    Haroon Moghul's new memoir weaves atheism, divorce, interfaith politics, and bipolar disorder into a story that is, as the title affirms, utterly American. And a riveting read .

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  13. The fantasy Lib Dem leadership contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The First Post

    ... to dissociate themselves from the unwanted attention attracted by Farron's Christianity, nobody represents muscular atheism more effectively than Richard Dawkins. As he put it in The God Delusion: "The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most ...

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  14. Why Atheist Richard Dawkins Supports Religious Education in SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Live Science

    ... the weekend that he believes religious education is a key subject for schoolchildren. Dawkins, who is open about his atheism, said that understanding religion can help students get a better grasp of the world's history and culture . He made the ... 6056 comments

  15. Secular Humanist Converted to Christianity by Atheist: Do Humans Matter or Not?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Cybercast News Service

    ... lectures with a strange intellectual vertigo," Sarah writes. "I began to realise that the implications of my atheism were incompatible with almost every value I held dear." A few months later, at a dinner for the International Society for the Study ...

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  16. God and the London AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | Townhall

    ... atheists need God to make their case. ). Regardless of the reasons, evil is a problem for every worldview including atheism. But Christianity is the only worldview equipped to handle it. In fact, the entire Christian story is an answer to the ...

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  17. Trump Evangelicals face a growing number of "hidden Atheists"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | Salon

    ... To obtain accurate results, Gervais and Najle constructed a very subtle test that would remove the stigma around atheism. Using a sample population of 2,000 Americans, they asked respondents to answer true or false to seemingly banal statements such ...

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  18. Be a Danger to Yourself and Others: Become ReligiousRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Counterpunch

    By 'religion' I mean a kind of attitude which takes careful and conscientious account of certain numinous feelings, ideas, and events and reflects upon themand by the exercise of the 'religious function,' I mean the allegiance, surrender or submission to a 'convincing principle The indispensable dark side has been left behind or stripped off , and the feminine aspect is missingThrough atheism, materialism, agnosticism, the powerful yet one-sided [ godhead] is weakened, so that it cannot keep the dark side out any moreGod asserts his power through the revelation of the darkness and the destructiveness.

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  19. Seven Things Evil Is Not: What the Death of My Son Taught MeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Christianity Today

    ... There can be an absolute good, but there cannot be an absolute evil . Absolute Evil . Objective evil cannot exist if atheism is true. Pantheism, Buddhism, and Hinduism, in general, claim evil is an illusion. However, rape, murder, war, child abuse, ...

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  20. Satanic request prompts Florida schools to restrict banners on fencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Last year, a Boca Raton Middle School teacher installed a Satanic pentagram in a public park in Boca Raton, spurring some parents to seek the instructor's removal. At around the same time, an atheism activist sought to place a banner advertising the Church of Satanology on a fence at Boca Raton High School.

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