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  1. COMMENT: Alex Kane on the Richard Dawkins documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Belfast Today

    ... for political agendas is not surprising: everything is, at some point, hijacked for someone's political agenda. Atheism too. Atheists need to believe in something. Professors Dawkins and Krauss would, I suspect, like it to be them. I was ...

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  2. /R E P E a T -- First Atheist Conference Comes to Toronto. The...Read the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | Canada NewsWire

    The Non-Conference: a conference for non-believers/ Talks will include: Why Atheism Matters, Islamophobia, Catholic Public School, ISIS, Science and Democracy, Religious vs. Secular Ethics, and Dying With Dignity. The conference was designed from the talk up.

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  3. COMMENT: Alex Kane on the Richard Dawkins documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Belfast Today

    ... for political agendas is not surprising: everything is, at some point, hijacked for someone's political agenda. Atheism too. Atheists need to believe in something. Professors Dawkins and Krauss would, I suspect, like it to be them. I was ...

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  4. 12 Qs: Heather HendriksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... watching and judging you - well, the only person I now have to feel responsible to is me. I'm not conflicted [about atheism] but you are turning your back on generations of your family and I think for my extended family I'm still going to hell. 8. ...

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  5. Does Being 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Really Mean Anything?Read the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... and Daniel Dennett, Harris was unapologetic in his denunciation of literalist religious beliefs. Looking back, New Atheism was at its best when it provided a clear defense of reason against the many fundamentalisms that only look backward. At its ... 15 comments

  6. Van Buren Secular Student Alliance first in Arkansas, met with some hostilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The City Wire

    ... Hindu, Jewish or Muslim. Another 13% identify as unaffiliated, though Pew does not provide individual figures about atheism or agnosticism for Arkansas. Sophomore Kieran Horne said the meetings would not focus on conversion of students or attempts ...

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  7. Jeremy Messersmith wears his atheist heart on his sleeveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Religion News Service

    For Jeremy Messersmith-whose most recent album Heart Murmurs was released earlier this year-wearing his heart on his sleeve also means opening up about his atheism. "This isn't something I really talk about all that much," he admitted early in our conversation.

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  8. Sam Harris's Waking Up : An atheist's guide to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Creature of the Shade

    Sam Harris's Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality without Religion presents itself as a guide to meditation for the skeptical atheist, one that can separate the practice and insights of meditation from the quasi-religious claims that often accompany how it is taught in the west. The book builds on Harris's intellectual atheism and integrates it with his years of experience with meditation, including intensive retreats of many months duration.

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  9. Glimpses of the after-life: A top brain surgeon told how he saw...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... heaven. Pascale sensed that his dad, an intensely shy man, was embarrassed by the massive contradiction between the atheism he had always preached, and the heaven he had experienced during his coma. He found it easier to say nothing. But he ...

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  10. Tim Minchin, interview: The musician, comedian and world's favourite ginger is on scorching formRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | The Independent

    ... decisions about big executives based on how they treat the wait[ing] staff". He actively avoids labels such as "atheism" and "humanism", he says now, although he does concede that humanist principles inform all his work: "The fight against ...

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  11. Islam for peace, or violence?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Indian Express

    Until recently, often in private and sometimes publicly, the complaint was voiced that moderate Muslims do not speak out or not loudly enough against Muslim extremism, militant Islam. Now, curiously, the ongoing savagery of the Islamic State has prompted the high priests of "New Atheism" to turn their guns against liberals in general. 54 comments

  12. .com | Atheism is a quasi-religionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | News24

    ... no doubt in my mind that Christians like me must be the stupidest people alive. I also came to the conclusion that atheism must be a belief system. Why else are some atheists so hell-bent on spreading the atheist gospel? I started to believe that ...

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  13. Letters to an Atheist: Read an ExcerptRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Patheos

    "If you reject God and embrace atheism because you sincerely believe God is not true and atheism is, then you do not reject God, for God is truth." No, I'm not impatient and disappointed that you want "to be sure our starting point and motives are right before we begin."

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  14. Former Atheist Academic Who Rejected God and Believed 'Smart...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | TheBlaze.com

    ... explained everything." Ordway said it took about 10 years before she began asking the questions that led her out of atheism and into the Christian realm. Having read Christian writers like J. R. R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis as a child and during her ... 80 comments

  15. Praying climate change awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Times of Israel

    ... " and you'll get hits like these: "Science is just another religion." "Evolution is just another religion." "Atheism is just another religion." Used in this way, "just another religion" is an attempt to humble its target. Although frequently flung ...

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  16. Here's What's Cool, According To Reddit's YouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Refinery 29

    ... be the dumb kid in class that is a shit disturber. Being intelligent is super sexy as well in my opinion." - MSTF0 "Atheism is in vogue this school year. A lot of people are saying they're atheist just to spite their parents, a kid said he was ...

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  17. Why the Term Agnosticism must be dropped from the English LanguageRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... as DeWitt says in a video on CNN , "free from the superstitions" that they might have grown up with. They discuss atheism, humanism, morality without a god (which is a well developed field) along as just socialize. Well, DeWitt was interviewed by ...

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  18. Community tackles cross issues at forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Grand Haven Tribune

    ... Separation of Church and State that the city allow them to display banners on Dewey Hill promoting such subjects as atheism, same-sex marriage and pro-life agendas. Both attorneys on the panel agreed that the only way the city can keep erecting the ...

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  19. 12 non-believers who have kind words for the religiousRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Deseret News

    ... inspires. The conservative icon, and panelist on CNN's "Crossfire," has been open about both her self-proclaimed atheism and her respect for religious devotion. She even went so far as to pen the book "Losing Our Religion: The Liberal Media's Attack ...

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  20. California atheist jailed over objections to faith...Read the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | WHTC

    ... program that required him to express faith in a higher power, Heller said. After he raised objections based on his atheism and asked to be transferred to a secular program, his parole officer found he had violated his parole and Hazle was arrested ...

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