Atheism Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | The Age

    ... of Christianity. Meanwhile 4.7 million (22.2 per cent) Australians picked "no religion", or wrote down agnosticism, atheism, humanism or rationalism. The "no religion" option was in a difficult-to-find location under the "other please specify" box. ...


  2. Love/Hate MailRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    ... about her. Apparently, being called an atheist is a really not nice thing . I don't doubt that her curt disavowal of atheism relieved the massive majority of Nashville voters by assuring them that their potential mayor is not a hell-bound heathen, ...


  3. .com | What motivates people to remain Christiana .?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | News24

    ... ways. 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 ...


  4. Number of atheists increasing in Turkey: Research companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    At a non-descript office block in the Kad koy neighborhood of Istanbul's Asian side, the "Atheism Association" has its HQ, nestled among stores selling electronic devices, musical equipment, and old CDs. The office consists of just a single table and a few chairs.


  5. 2.87mn Indians have no faith, census revealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | The Times of India

    ... Nadu all have more than one lakh people in the category. TN, perhaps more than any other state, has a history of atheism. It started with E V Ramasamy (1879-1973), popularly known as Periyar, who propagated atheism (or rationalism) in the early ...


  6. Militant Atheists are On the MarchRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2015 | DFW Catholic

    I don't know how many people are aware of it but atheism - make that militant atheism - has been on the rise in the United States for years. Perhaps it was all the years of the religious right and the strident battles over abortion and the separation of church and state. 88 comments

  7. Covington Town Talk: Cuban Episcopal Bishop makes historic visit to Christ Episcopal ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... churches." In 1990, the Cuban government voluntarily lifted the ban. The next year the Cuban Communist Party removed atheism as a requirement for party membership. Atheism had also been a requirement for admission to certain professions and ...


  8. Atheism, the Bible and sexual orientationRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2015 | The News

    ... as far as the LGBTQ community is concerned. I urge Gretta Vosper to take on the concerns of all, and through her atheism she is able to shine a light on the realities of this world and not through the teachings of a god, or gods, where true love ... 166 comments

  9. Muslim World and SecularismRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    In Pakistan and, in fact, most of the Islamic world, the very concept of secularism is completely misunderstood. Somehow the concept has been thoroughly confused and amalgamated with Atheism. 1 comment

  10. .com | Morals and atheismRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | News24

    Awarded after your first article is published on MyNews24. You've got nine more to go to reach the next level! In answer to Sipho Fakude I am going to keep this short and sweet - I am a 100% Atheist! I am a single mother of two adult boys - I raised them from birth on my own even though their 100% Christian father is still around, owns property and had 2 businesses, perhaps still do - I do not care to ask.


  11. The Evidence Of Faith's Substance Why they booed Solzhenitsyn at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2015 | Lee's Summit Tribune

    ... As a Christian, Solzhenitsyn documented the communist takeover in Russia as starting with an indoctrination into atheism, with the goal of eliminating God and Christian morality from society. His commencement speech, entitled 'A World Split Apart', ...


  12. Atheist churches try to mimic the personal fulfillment of religious practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2015 |

    ... sensibility, there's something not OK with appropriating all of this religious language, imagery and ritual for atheism." Research sheds some doubt on whether the ritual of Sunday Assembly can take the place of religion, however. The London School ...


  13. henry_farrellRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... way. So, even though Lucretius himself thought that gods existed, his system was the first one where you COULD have atheism, you could have a coherent science, and even a coherent moral philosophy, if you took the gods out of the equation. In the ...


  14. 5 reasons why it's so difficult for women to join the atheist movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | Salon

    In a Salon piece last week called " Where are the women of new atheism ?", Katie Englehardt described what looks like diminishing participation of women in atheist life. She also encouraged atheist women to more openly embrace their beliefs.


  15. .com | Tell a witch that witches do not existRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | News24

    ... to comment authoritatively on this subject. My observation is that there seems to be a growing religion called atheism. This is based on a lie peddled by merchants of deception bent on alienating people from their loving father, God. The lie goes ...


  16. .com | Is atheism of practical value to mankindRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | News24

    ... injured, it may cost me hundreds of thousands of yuan." On this forum, I started asking the hardliner atheists what atheism has contributed to mankind. My aim was to see if atheism can have a practical value in preventing people from being 7 billion ...


  17. Briton Held After Bloggers Hacked To DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | LBC 97.3

    ... and friends said he had been threatened for being a prominent voice against religious intolerance - he had described atheism as a "rational concept to oppose any unscientific and irrational belief". The 43-year-old used to moderate the Mukto-Mona ...


  18. The 8 most atheist-friendly countries in the world In many...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | Ukiah Blog Live

    ... to the forbidden religions as soon as they were free to do so, demonstrating that the least effective way to spread atheism around is by mandate. The Czech Republic hasn't seen any such return to religion, however; only 21% of its citizens consider ...


  19. 20 Ways to Use the New Apologetics CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | Logos Bible Software Blog

    ... superiority of Christianity as an explanation for the mysteries of the universe. If Sagan was the founder of a new atheism seething with evangelistic fervor, then Richard Dawkins represents the next generation of atheism's prophets. Few Christians ...


  20. Book Review: The Untenability of FaitheismRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2015 | Ukiah Blog Live

    Steven Pinker is Johnstone Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. His most recent book is The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century Between 2005 and 2007, a quartet of bestsellers by Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, Dan Dennett, and Christopher Hitchens launched the New Atheism.