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  1. Atheism 101: Christianity and the demonization of sexuality and nudityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 |

    ... or premarital sex is demonized. For example, the Bible throws unmarried sex in with murders and... dare I say it... atheism -- even claiming that these things are "worthy of death." Romans 1: 29-32: "Being filled with all unrighteousness, ...


  2. The Deep History of Atheism And Why It MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Ukiah Blog Live

    ... game and go off in search of the religious vote. But for all its urgency now, there is a long story to tell about atheism too. I'm a historian of Greco-Roman antiquity, of a polytheistic culture that was squashed in the fifth century AD (or CE, as ...


  3. Atheism must be about more than just not believing in godRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Raw Story

    Atheism is so often considered in the negative: as a lack of faith, or a disbelief in god; as an essential deprivation. Atheism is seen as being destitute of meaning, value, purpose; unfertile ground for growing the feelings of belonging needed to overcome the alienation that dogs modern life. 2 comments

  4. .com | Live and let live...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | News24

    ... be it by physically hurting them or even, as is often the norm these days, killing them for not agreeing with you. Atheism, by the way, should also conform to this, in that it also is a "religion" as firstly, it believes in the non-existence of a ...


  5. Beyond AtheismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Psychology Today

    ... ("why should my religion, out of all them, be the correct one?"), we can jettison our own religion, too. Atheism, then, doesn't really get at the heart of the matter. It is not that there are no gods or goddesses, but rather that there are no ...


  6. Sheikh Kahlan asks religious leaders to tackle challengesRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Oman's assistant grand mufti, Sheikh Dr Kahlan Nabhan Al Kharusi, spoke in depth about these issues which include a rise in militant atheism, the erosion of traditional family structures as more countries allow same-sex marriage, youth who lack spiritual fulfillment, wars that are not religiously sanctioned, and bioethics ASTANA, KAZAKHSTAN: Oman's assistant grand mufti, Sheikh Dr Kahlan Nabhan Al Kharusi, has called on religious leaders to tackle a number of challenges faces the world today, from the threat of aggressive atheism to military interference without religious grounds.


  7. .com | What is atheism?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | News24

    This question came after reading an article by Thato Hoppkins, titled "My disillusion with the 'new atheists'". Reading through it, I was hoping that maybe, maybe he was going to shed some light to me what this "atheism religion" is believe in the existence of a higher Being and in the bible.


  8. .com | The value of AtheismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | News24

    ... see things for what they are and I came to view religion as a superstition that was born from a world of ignorance. Atheism for me was not the end; to the contrary it was the very beginning. Yes, I do agree Religion served a purpose; it was our ...


  9. Einstein letters fetch more than $420,000 at auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | KSL-TV

    ... to Raner again. But this time, according to auction's organizers, his views seem to have shifted. He disparaged atheism and instead declared himself agnostic. "I have repeatedly said that in my opinion the idea of a personal God is a childlike one," ...


  10. Father issuesRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2015 |

    Father's Day is almost as bleak a day for atheists as Christmas, is the inference to be drawn from Paul Vitz's book, Faith of the Fatherless : the Psychology of Atheism , considered a classic of its type since its publication in 1999, and presumably now even more of a classic after being updated in 2013. Vitz is a professor of psychology at NYU.


  11. Refuting The "One More God" RequestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | CNN

    ... atheistic about every other god that has ever been invented. We're just asking them to go one more step and embrace atheism about their god." This request leverages the somewhat embarrassing story of religion in the last 4000-6000 years - namely ...


  12. .com | My disillusion with the "new atheists"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | News24

    Growing up I have always doubted the beliefs I was raised with, the story of Adam and Eve seems preposterous to me even at a young age, the story of the mud man and the rib woman being duped by a talking apple selling snake seemed almost indistinguishable from the Disney fairy tales I grew up watching, some were more believable when you consider the 600 year old Noah and his floating zoo, When I grew older I shifted from agnostic lite to full blown atheism, I searched for intellectual weaponry to wage a war against ignorance and stumbled on the likes of the late great Christopher Hitchens and the ever sharp Sam Harris who took me on the journey of a life time.


  13. 8 atheist leaders actually worth listening toRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Salon

    ... an excellent chance that the top of your head came off. There's this pattern with media coverage of organized atheism. When a media outlet decides that atheism is interesting and important, they all too often turn to Dawkins or Harris. Then, when ...


  14. Nothing New Under the Sun When it Comes to Atheism?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Psybertron Asks

    I promised a fuller review of Nick Spencer's " Atheism - The Origin of the Species " when I'd completed it. It's a rather long review with plenty of spoilers and quotes here, since I'm gutting it for content I find useful, but a recommended read for anyone from Mrs Angry Atheist to Mr Tolerant Apologist and considered points between.


  15. Read this You Stupid IdoitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | The Washington Post

    So it rankles me just a little that on Twitter - which I see as the international competitive marketplace for wit - I have only a modest following compared with, say, British biologist Richard Dawkins , who, like me, is also a liberal-leaning writer known for unapologetic atheism. Really, what does Dawkins have that I don't - other than a small library of bestselling books, a great deal of money, the adoration of three generations of enlightened intellectuals, and cinematic good looks of the silver-haired, tormented, craggy-faced type that makes sophisticated women of all ages swoon? So the other day I was on Twitter, marinating in self-pity as usual, when an observation from Dawkins popped up on my screen.


  16. For believers, fear of atheists is fueled by a fear of deathRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Raw Story

    ... Quakers, a fellow theistic group. In the second experiment, we directly measured whether simply thinking about atheism would increase unconscious thoughts of death. We asked 174 Staten Island students (excluding atheists and agnostics) to describe ...


  17. Anne Nicol Gaylor, who started the Freedom From Religion Foundation, dies at 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... of church and state. The group puts up a display each holiday season in the Wisconsin state capitol celebrating atheism. Mrs. Gaylor also co-founded the Women's Medical Fund, an abortion-rights charity that assists women who are seeking abortions ...


  18. .com | The true miracle of ChristianityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | News24

    ... (2). The bottom line is the Gospel story has the power to persuade and offers the believer a great deal more than atheism; even though it is a myth it still has the ability to resonate with something within us. Nevertheless I'm here to tell ...


  19. This Father's Day, Hug an AtheistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Townhall

    ... not such a happy day for them. That's the take-away from a book called Faith of the Fatherless : the Psychology of Atheism by psychology professor Paul Vitz who examines the lives of militant atheists and concludes that at the heart of their ...


  20. Examining Fear Surrounding The OccultRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 |

    ... choosing any book to ensure the Author knows the material from FIRST HAND EXPERIENCE. Anyone can write a book on Atheism, for example, but if they're not an Atheist is their content correct? Did they at least involve people who are Atheists in the ...