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  1. This just in from La-La Land: People don't like atheists...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Ukiah Blog Live

    ... after reflecting on their own mortality. A second experiment with another 200 students found that thinking about atheism made religious people more likely to think about death. The findings support the idea that one of the reasons people dislike and ...

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  2. Doldrums and the morass of superficial political rhetoricRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... as "Christians." There is a failure of professionalism in identifying who is following any religion. The rise in atheism the last few years might well be ascribed to the difficulties many people have with the complex and nebulous forces in nature ...

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  3. What atheism actually entailsRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... sources of those quotes are difficult to pin down. Still, despite anything else they certainly convey ideas about atheism which an honest atheist should find hard to dispute. It is interesting that that pillar of freedom, John Locke, apparently had ...

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  4. Actually, listening to Cappuccino bloviate is like confronting death.Read the original story

    May 7, 2015 | NA Confidential

    ... and Personality Science provides a reason for this antagonism: "Among believers, the mere contemplation of atheism can arouse intimations of mortality." In a brief video at essay's end, former Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank offers advice to ...

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  5. Study: People don't like atheists because they serve as a grim reminder of death's finalityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | The Raw Story

    ... after reflecting on their own mortality. A second experiment with another 200 students found that thinking about atheism made religious people more likely to think about death. The findings support the idea that one of the reasons people dislike and ...

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  6. Obama IRS Targets ChurchesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | News Max

    ... activities. The foundation, which describes itself as "an effective state/church watchdog and voice for . . . atheism, agnosticism, skepticism," trumpeted the IRS agreement at issue as an "IRS Victory!" on its website homepage. Given the Obama IRS' ...

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  7. God is dead boringRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... already thought I was weird and I guess I chose my friends well. No one in my family has ever been bothered by my atheism. Nor has any believer ever challenged me in public. Although a couple of my female friends have been on the receiving end of ...

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  8. The Evidence Of Faith's Substance What America can learn from Communism: 'Men have Forgotten God'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | Lee's Summit Tribune

    ... Solzhenitsyn's Templeton Address explained how the communist takeover began with Russia's indoctrination into atheism, with the goal of eliminating God and Christian morality from society. As we study sections of his speech below, we not only ...

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  9. Ted Cruz, our ayatollah: Fight back now, or welcome to the 2016 religious right hellstormRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | Salon

    ... he makes against my exposA are as foolish as they are grounded in widely held misconceptions regarding atheism and the nature of reality itself, and so merit rebuttal - a task I find both pleasant and entertaining. After a desultory ... 4 comments

  10. Reclaiming secularism is the key to protecting religious libertyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... we might find offensive. And in the uniquely American context, "secularism" is not a spiritual philosophy embracing atheism or godlessness, but a political creed which recognizes that the separation of church and state is the surest protector of ...

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  11. CredoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... staunchly atheist. Believing faith in God to be sheer stupidity, I even went so far as seeking to convert others to atheism. At one point, while enjoying a beer with a Christian professor of mine at the University of South Carolina, I went so far as ...

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  12. A Jewish Atheist PM?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | The Washington Monthly

    ... not about to tell the descendent of Holocaust survivors he has to be religiously observant to qualify. Karl Marx's atheism sure didn't protect him or his ethnic and ideological heirs from anti-Semitism, did it? But getting back to the main issue, I ...

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  13. Gary Gutting and Alvin Plantinga "Is Atheism Irrational?"Read the original story

    May 1, 2015 | Examiner.com

    The New York Times posted an interview by Gary Gutting with Alvin Plantinga titled, Is Atheism Irrational? . Plantinga is an emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, a former president of both the Society of Christian Philosophers and the American Philosophical Association, and the author, most recently, of " Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion, and Naturalism ." 1 comment

  14. Prayer row: Stephen Nolan's atheism challenged live on airRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Coleraine Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The BBC presenter was chairing an on-air debate on Wednesday about whether Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council should retain its traditional prayer before opening for business.

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  15. Defying Taboo, Middle East Atheists Launch TV ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Voice of America

    In Egypt, a deeply religious country in a deeply religious region, atheism is not only taboo, it is dangerous. It is sometimes even criminal to publicly declare nonbelief.

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  16. Madison group offers $40,000 for funny atheist sitcomRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | TwinCities

    The Madison-based Freedom From Religion Foundation and The Center for Inquiry are looking for writers to create a television comedy that reflects a positive view of atheism. The competition is called the "No God But Funny Contest."

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  17. The Freedom Agenda @BobChurchill @BenedictRogers @microphilosophy #ypfpspeakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Psybertron Asks

    As well as several recent posts - [ Secular Politics ] [ The Art of Freedom ] [ Freedom Regained ] - there are a number of other items and events on the topic of freedom. [Still to publish a complete review of Baggini's Freedom Regained, referenced in the above - but a recommended read.] Prompted to post this after seeing the headline " Atheism is Freedom " and thinking that's really a matter of context - the context for that particular atheist being Iran.

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  18. .com | Tha nature of GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | News24

    Before settling in for the evening to further a manuscript on the simplicity of God's ancient message to mankind, I noticed that an article relating to atheism was one of the most commented on for the day. It just so happened that earlier this weekend, while contemplating what theme to cover next in the manuscript, Divine intervention pointed towards 'Redemption and the nature of Man'.

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  19. Interview: 'What If I'm a(n) Atheist' author David SeidmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... nothing wrong with them -- and guide them to safe, practical ways to handle challenges like how to reveal their atheism to their parents -- well, it could do a lot of good. And I hope it does. In the book, you make it clear that theists are also a ...

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  20. Nick Clegg reveals he is not an atheistRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... he said he 'dutifully' attends Mass every week with his Catholic wife Miriam and their three sons Asked about his atheism, Mr Clegg said he wanted to correct the record and said: 'I'm actually not - and have never been - a rigid atheist. I was asked ...

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