Atheism Newswire (Page 8)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Atheism. (Page 8)

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  1. William B. Provine: The Evolutionary Theorist Even Creationists LovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | The New York Observer

    ... on a view that made science seem compatible with mysticism and religion. Will could be provocative as hell about his atheism, but he was always polite, and even could be quite charming about it, in a down-home Southern kind of way (he was from ...

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  2. Icelandish ClaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | New Urban Legends

    ... as Iceland itself reports that 80% of its citizens identify as Lutheran. The WIN-Gallup International "Religion and Atheism Index" ranked Iceland moderately high in terms of the proportion of self-identified atheists in the population at 10%, which ...

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  3. Secular publishers latest targets of deadly violence in BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | World Magazine

    ... of greater blasphemy than atheist bloggers. "We are targeting those who are insulting our Prophet in the name of atheism, free speech, or free thinking," the group claimed. The Dhaka Tribune features a list of planned victims extracted from Ansar ...

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  4. Teens navigate own paths when it comes to religionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... lifestyle (or) setting," Ghiasudden said. Agnosticism, the belief that the existence of a god cannot be proven, and atheism, the disbelief in god or gods, are other religious perspectives that some teens seem to find compelling. Though in 2014 only ...

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  5. In God, believers trust; all others will clash | Guest ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | NJ.com

    ... to grasp this concept, but chunkier minds than mine assure me that the theory has some merit. The second cause for atheism's ascendancy is the many and varied depravations of those who purport to practice religion - from the child abuse inflicted by ...

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  6. Paul Ryan Is the New Speaker of the House. So Just How Much Does He Love Ayn Rand?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... But I suspect that a young Ryan did indeed think of himself as a Rand devotee (while always rejecting the atheism) but the "realism" of being a congressman and running for vice president beat it out of him. In its way, then, another variation on ...

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  7. Bristol Palin attacks Richard Dawkins for his non-existent 'defense' of 9/11 hijackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | The Raw Story

    Bristol Palin accused Richard Dawkins of "defending radical jihadists" in the name of radical atheism following his appearance on an Irish television show, the Friendly Atheist reported. "Their agenda is to attack people of all faiths," Palin wrote on her blog. 42 comments

  8. Bangladesh investigates alleged radical threat sent by Islamist group against mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | The Indian Express

    ... ation that publishes reports condemning the "jihadis" for attacks "will be considered to be abettors of atheists and atheism, and they would be fully uprooted."

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  9. Uyboco: Why irreligion needs a voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Sun-Star

    ... address right now. There is a group of unbelievers and even passive believers who do not like atheists posting about atheism, or expressing their unbelief or offending other people's beliefs. If other people find comfort and happiness in their ...

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  10. How Many Atheists Are There?Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2015 | Psychology Today

    ... survey data, as reported by Ariela Keysar and Juhem Navarro-Rivera in the recently published Oxford Handbook of Atheism , there are approximately 450-500 million non-believers in God worldwide, which amounts to about 7% of the global adult ...

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  11. What Conditions Are Required For Innovation?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | MediaPost

    Statistically speaking, it appears that there's a correlation between atheism and innovation. But my point in last week's column was not to show that atheists are more innovative.

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  12. Bangladesh investigates alleged radical threat against mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | SFGate

    ... ation that publishes reports condemning the "jihadis" for attacks "will be considered to be abettors of atheists and atheism, and they would be fully uprooted."

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  13. Why Theists Need AtheistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    ... trying to convince people that I'm not being controlled like a puppet by the leaders of the Mormon church. Instead, atheism has taught me that I need to focus on the here and now. I need to make the world a better place and if my religion isn't ...

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  14. Catoosa author publishes book in rebuttal to atheistic authorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | Rome News

    ... Christians, Christ and the church, mainly Dawkins, Hitchens, Dennett and Harris known as the "Four Horsemen" of New Atheism. "Every time I finished one of their books, I said I can't believe a scholar would write hundreds of pages filled with ...

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  15. No Jew Is an Island - Especially in the FaroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | Forward

    ... God. Tori's challenges to theism were thoughtful and sound, and I offered a defense of my belief, and a critique of atheism, that she found equally compelling. Our views on God couldn't have been more different and divergent, but our theological ...

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  16. Why Richard Dawkinsa new book wona t win him many convertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Religion News Service

    ... religious "nones" are atheists. Secularizing trends may weaken religious institutions, but very few are converted to atheism, or to the philosophical materialism that undergirds it. The exception, if there is one, is highly educated ...

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  17. Nilda Rego, Days Gone By: Culbert Olson, the atheist governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    ... be newspaper reports all over the country about Olson's belief, but we couldn't find any. Olson did not hide his atheism, and his political opponents did not seem to use his beliefs to challenge him. One of Olson's first acts as governor was to ...

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  18. Humanist group says Rankin County teacher called atheist student a "fool"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | NBC12

    ... ble termination. It also demands that all school employees receive instructions not to promote religion or disparage atheism and that the district provide a list of steps it will take to ensure that staff do not promote religion during school hours.

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  19. New Book Debunks Claim that Atheists are Smarter than BelieversRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2015 | Christian Newswire

    ... the arguments, that I realized that atheistic intellectualism was not as advertised!" Brown also insists that atheism is not a conclusion of science and its practitioners; instead atheism is the presupposition. He says the same is true of the ... 94 comments

  20. The Muslim Onslaught Against AtheistsBy Maajid NawazRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | The Daily Beast

    ... to America or Bangladesh. Saudi Arabia has decided that the "crime" of being an atheist is so grave, that- no joke -atheism has been officially declared a terrorism offense . Meanwhile, free-thinking blogger and Nobel Prize nominee Raif Badawi has ... 44 comments