Atheism Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Atheist battles religion in a Fighting GodaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Religion News Service

    ... for his withering insults. But their books have a role to play. "These books have had a great effect in promoting atheism," said Stephen Barr , a professor of physics and astronomy and a Catholic who has written about atheism books. "I think they ...

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  2. Why are there so few atheists in Israel?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    ... democracy that accords its subjects freedom of speech and freedom of the press - part of the national discourse? "Atheism is perceived as something that is not Jewish," said Shahar Ilan, the vice president of Hidush For Religious Freedom and ... 4 comments

  3. Atheism doesn't have all the answers, and it can be a religion, say some prominent atheistsRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2015 | Sun and Shield

    ... which is ridiculous. Ruse makes a powerful case, and it's more powerful because of his prominence, and his own atheism. For more about Dawkins, see here and here . * * * * * In another article , Gary Gutting , writing in Salon , claims that Richard ...

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  4. in defence of dawkins and harris...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | Your Democracy

    ... to the religious mumbo-jumbo. Nice package. And please don't place the words delusion at the same relationship with atheism. In the same manner as the religious idiots want to convey the concept that atheism is a religion, they will try to tell you ...

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  5. Are there feminist issues within Christianity and the new atheism movement?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    Are there feminist issues within Christianity and the new atheism movement? This was the subject of a debate between two atheists on Nov. 11 in Beaverton. The video is now online for free viewing: https://youtu.be/vDlvdsHQg_0 .

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  6. Modern Atheism Isn't Actually All That NewRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | TIME.com

    ... don't have to scratch the surface very hard to expose the western-centredness of this kind of discourse. The "new atheism" shtick has also been embraced by its opponents. For many on the religious side of the fence, atheism is not a triumph of the ...

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  7. Not Interested In Your ClubRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2015 | Atrios

    ... be pretty silly to me, but I don't claim that my framework for the universe is all that solid either. I don't think atheism needs to be rescued , I just don't know why people need to be assholes about this stuff. And, no, saying something "seems to ...

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  8. Brad Pitt Atheist Admission: Actor Rejects His Southern Upbringing,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | StarPulse.com

    ... fielded questions about his personal life and responded to one that is, arguably, quite interesting on the topic of atheism. Pitt grew up in Springfield, Missouri. As a kid, his fiercely religious, Southern Baptist father and chief disciplinarian of ...

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  9. Can we prove that God exists? Richard Dawkins and the limits of faith and atheismRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | Salon

    Atheists sometimes argue the case against God is the same as the case against Santa Claus. Let's test the logic Our first concern will be Richard Dawkins's efforts to refute standard arguments for theism.

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  10. Can anyone save atheism from New Atheists like Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | The Raw Story

    ... of pure reason and more and more like your Islamophobic uncle after he chugs his sixth pint? The novelty of New Atheism comes from its contrast with an older atheism, associated throughout the 19th and 20th centuries with the left in general and ...

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  11. Hollywood Christmas Parade Picks AtheistsPenn and Teller as Grand MarshalsRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2015 | Lucianne.com

    ... Holiday" and "God, No! Signs You May Already Be An Atheist and Other Magical Tales." Examples abound of the duo's atheism. In one short video the dialogue goes like this: Interviewer: "People are good, Science is good, God is bad." Jillette: "Well, ...

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  12. Controversial scientist Richard Dawkins to return to capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | Dominion Post

    In a busy schedule of clashes with religious figures, lectures on evolution, and promotion of militant atheism, Richard Dawkins will squeeze in a talk at the New Zealand Festival. The Oxford University evolutionary biologist will talk about his career, life and views in a talk based off his recent memoir Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science .

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  13. BBC Attacks Atheist Ex-Muslims As - Islamophobic', Defends IslamistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | Breitbart.com

    ... due to the Paris attacks. There are no less than thirteen Muslim majority nations on earth where apostasy and atheism are punishable by death. And in Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam and Mohammed, atheists are classed are terrorists . Those ... 21 comments

  14. Brad Pitt is an atheist because of strict Christian upbringing by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... they get out of line, so they know who they are." While in 2012 Brad said he "oscillates between agnosticism and atheism", wife Angelina Jolie Pitt , 40, does believe in a higher power. While directing Unbroken she became good friends with the late ... 4 comments

  15. Brad Pitt became an atheist because of his strict Christian upbringingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... the strict parenting style, he also had a kinder side. No belief: Brad Pitt says he does not believe in God, and his atheism stems from his childhood which was extremely religious. His wife, Angelina Jolie-Pitt however, does believe in a higher ... 26 comments

  16. Commentary: Paris, 'Religious Violence' Myth and How Splintered Beliefs Plague the WestRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2015 | Noozhawk

    ... (e.g. Pope Pius XII, "Hitler's Pope"). Notwithstanding British geneticist Richard Dawkins's emotional evangelism for atheism in The God Delusion, we know today that we have already witnessed a triumph of secularism in the 19th and 20th centuries. ...

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  17. In Saudi prison, artist facing death says he's no atheistRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | White Lake Beacon

    ... college student he knew filed a complaint to religious police accusing him of being an atheist and trying to spread atheism through a book of poetry he wrote. Fayadh said his poetry book was then sent to a council of clerics for their assessment of ...

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  18. Artist in Saudi Prison Sentenced to Death for Apostasy Says...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | TheBlaze.com

    ... college student he knew filed a complaint to religious police accusing him of being an atheist and trying to spread atheism through a book of poetry he wrote. Fayadh said his poetry book was then sent to a council of clerics for their assessment of ...

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  19. "It's unacceptable to give religious privilege only to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | Salon

    ... test they can possibly put to assess the religious or spiritual legitimacy of the Satanic Temple. In regard to our atheism, if you have a society that grants religious privilege and exemption and you're willing to give privilege and exemption to ...

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  20. Saudi Arabia Court Sentences Poet to Death for Renouncing IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | Canadian Content

    ... against Allah and the prophet Muhammad, insulting Saudi Arabia and distributing a book of his poems that promoted atheism' and for having long hair. Police released him on bail, but rearrested him on January 1, 2014. He told the court he is a ...

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