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Happy Darwin Day! Today marks our 1-Year Anniversary, and a Book Release:

NEW BOOK OUT TODAY: CITING ATHEISTS

cover-a-frontonly[1]Not exhaustive, but a great quick A-to-Z reference of quotes by atheists, freethinkers and philosophers–almost a greatest hits, if you will. Some quotes are very anti-theist in nature while others lean more political or non-religious. There are even a few appalling quotes by the religious. Coming from a religious background, the editor put these quotes together based on what helped him leave religion behind. Citing Atheists is a great book to add to any skeptic’s library without the heavy cost of a huge, exhaustive volume.

CITING ATHEISTS – STEVE DUSTCIRCLE
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Religious News and Atheist Views:

Did You Know: History of Darwin Day

B9316102702Z.1_20150210175332_000_GFE9RN7B2.1-0[1]International Darwin Day has a big mission: “To inspire people throughout the globe to reflect and act on the principles of intellectual bravery, perpetual curiosity, scientific thinking and hunger for truth as embodied in Charles Darwin,” it says on darwinday.org.

Darwin Day Resolutions Revived In Congress: Bill Talks Global Warming, Creationism, Evolution

Currently, the resolutions to set aside one day in recognition of Charles Darwin and his accomplishments are facing congressional subcommittees, and if approved, could go on to be voted on in the House and Senate.

Surprise! Ken Ham Opposes Darwin Day

toast-3[1]Not everyone is looking forward to Darwin Day. This is the time of year when creationists start growing fur and howling at the moon.

Courage Matters: Darwin Day as a Holiday for Brave Questions

A century and a half ago, Charles Darwin published a book that blazed through the anthropocentric fog clouding our view of the universe.

Building Better Secularists

IndividualTherapy[1]Over the past few years, there has been a sharp rise in the number of people who are atheist, agnostic or without religious affiliation.

The Religious Right, Not New Atheism, Is Driving the Secular Left

Lisa Wade at PS Mag asks a question to grapple with for anyone chalking the rise of the nones to new atheist writers or atheist activism.

Dear Yahweh, You’re Fired: an Open Termination Letter for God

god-700x525[1]We communicated often at the start, then less and less. Some years ago I noticed that certain duties which are part of your job description were being neglected or mismanaged.

Dawkins Among Atheists Urging Irish PM to Hold Blasphemy Law Referendum

Letter from scientists, writers, comedians and politicians criticises Enda Kenny for reneging on promise of referendum on six-year-old legislation.

Nothing Can Stop The Spread Of Latin American Atheism

24949cce196638adfa4b47e70f544d2e_church[1]Studies show fewer Catholics in Latin America, and more people identifying as atheist or secular. Now non-believers are fighting for a true separation of church of state.

What was God’s role in life of American killed while being held by Islamic State?

The 26-year-old American was killed while being held hostage by Islamic State extremists, her family and the White House confirmed Tuesday.

Folly of Good vs. Bad Religions

635590918391680494-PROTHERO[1]President Obama spoke at Thursday’s National Prayer Breakfast in the nation’s capital, and another culture war broke out.

The Shocking ‘Christian’ Hate Mail Activists Received for Challenging Religious Indoctrination in the Military

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation has been targeted for promoting secular pluralism.

Alabama Minister Arrested for Disorderly Conduct After Trying to Officiate Gay Marriage

ht_alabama_minister_kb_150210_16x9_992[1]Anne Susan Diprizio, 44, of Prattville, Alabama, was trying to officiate the wedding of a same-sex couple inside the office just after the couple received their marriage license.

How Fringe Religions Find Followers Behind Bars

The first thing I noticed after beginning my sentence for five counts of armed robbery, a consequence of heroin addiction, was how many faiths were represented.

Edward O. Wilson Explores the Potential of Ultimate Biology (w/ Video)

EO-Wilson-WSBC-1[1]Biologist Edward O. Wilson, a two-time Pulitzer Prize recipient and the author of The Meaning of Human Existence, sees the future of biology rooted in what he calls “ultimate biology.”

Mormon Critic John Dehlin is Excommunicated

Mormon critic John Dehlin no longer is a member of the Utah-based faith he has known all of his life — he got word this week he has been excommunicated — but the podcaster still considers himself a Latter-day Saint.

When Was The Last Time Christians Committed An Atrocity?

The implication being that the Crusades, the Inquisition, witch trials, slavery, and Jim Crow segregation are too far in the past to be relevant to the current discussion of religion fueled violence in the Middle East.

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