When most people think of the New Atheists they think of Hitchens and quasi-militants. However, the title New Atheists belongs to a different group of people. Richard Haynes of Atheist Nexus wrote an amazing post on who that group is, and provided seven clarifications of these newer atheists – all of which I identify with. […]
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This is Krystal Myers’ editorial that was blocked from being published in her school’s student newspaper. Krystal is captain of her swim team and an honors student, while her school (students, faculty and administrators) and small town in Tennessee are predominantly Christian. By Krystal Myers The point of view expressed in this article does not […]
Excerpt from Annabel’s post, Why I am an atheist. And one day, I finally caved to my doubts and actually considered a question that had been hanging around at the edge of my consciousness for years. It’s accepted among most Christians that humans are the only human beings to have souls. Dogs, cats, horses, goldfish […]
There are a couple of strange things about this video, but the logic is interesting. I particularly like the conclusion of “who is god?”.
Lyrics for “Atheists Don’t Have No Songs” Christians have their hymns and pages, Hava Nagila’s for the Jews, Baptists have the rock of ages, Atheists just sing the blues. Romantics play Claire de Lune, Born agains sing “He is risen,” But no one ever wrote a tune, For godless existentialism. For Atheists there’s no good […]
Foreign correspondent and intellectual provocateur Chris Hedges explains why New Atheists like Christopher Hitchens are as dangerous as Christian fundamentalists in a Salon.com interview. Do you think the new atheists are similarly uninterested in their impact? It seems that what the New Atheists write and say is somewhat a performance. Well, not Harris. Harris is […]
Sometimes the only way to understand absurdity is through comedy. In the same way that the The Daily Show and The Colbert Report shed light on the realities of our culture and politics, Mr. Diety provides amazing insight into the absurdity of religious belief – specifically Christianity. What is Mr. Deity? Mr. Deity is a semi-monthly […]
This God FAQ is well done, simple and funny. Question: “Is there a God?” Answer: “No.”
I recently emailed a friend who was interested in learning about my loss of faith. This is what I wrote him. Chris, As with most things in our life, Dan B. had a role to play. He’s probably the person who pushed me to think more critically about what I believe. I’ve basically told him […]
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