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Science Allows Us to Say God Does Not Exist

98841893[1]To understand why “God does not exist” can be a legitimate scientific statement, it’s important to understand what the statement means in the context of science.

Does God Guarantee Meaning in Life? A Novel Argument for Atheism

People want to live meaningful lives. They want to make a ‘difference’. They want for it all to ‘matter’. Some people think that this is only possible if God exists.

Albert Einstein Quotes on Life After Death

3245370[1]According to Einstein, there is no punishment for misdeeds or rewards for good behavior in any afterlife.

God And The GOP: The Almighty Gets A Shout-Out During Republican Presidential Debate

Cruz never hesitates to brandish his evangelical bona fides, and didn’t deviate from habit last night. He embarked on a lengthy discussion of his father’s conversion to Christianity.

Are there Any Atheistic Religions?

Buddha-Prayer-1500x[1]Buddhist scriptures either do not promote or actively reject the existence of a creator god, the existence of “lesser” gods who are the source of morality, and that humans owe any duties to any gods.

Seeking Common Ground: Why Progressive Muslims & Atheists Should Work Together

Can progressive Muslims and atheists actually find ways to work together? Some of my atheist comrades may disagree with me, but I think so.

Why Does Religion Exist?

454081171[1]Religion is a pervasive and significant cultural phenomenon, so people who study culture and human nature have sought to explain the nature of religion.

So Wrong For So Long: On Liberal Biblical Reinterpretation

Liberal and progressive believers have a variety of theological rationalizations for why they remain in a church that’s historically been an unrelenting enemy of people like them.

How My Strict ‘Sex-Is-Bad’ Religious Upbringing Turned Me Hypersexual in an Emotionally Unhealthy Way

screen_shot_2015-08-04_at_1.25.03_pm[1]My upbringing caused me to confuse sex with love. And I never really recovered.

Jehovah’s Witnesses Can’t Decide If Child Molestation is a Crime, and If They Should Report It to Police

Note; the matter involved a man whose family often hosted a teenage girl from their congregation in their home for extended sleepovers, as she would visit the family’s own daughter.

Shocking Beliefs of Martin Luther

luther[1]For many Christians, Martin Luther is a household name. He was a monumental reformer–the father of the Protestant Reformation.

UAE Makes ‘Offending God’ Illegal

The United Arab Emirates has passed an ‘anti-hatred’ law which it has claimed will help tackle discrimination, but which outlaws ‘insulting’ religion.

These Are The Largest Religious Groups In American Cities

Seattle downtown skyline and Mt. Rainier, Washington

If you live in a major metropolitan area in the U.S., chances are your city is predominantly Catholic, religiously unaffiliated or both.

Do Polls Reveal the God’s Honest Truth About American Religion?

These poll findings are often misused by the media and misunderstood by the public, Wuthnow writes in his new book, “Inventing American Religion: Polls, Surveys, and the Tenuous Quest for a Nation’s Faith.”

Church Poll: Just 18% of Liberals Regularly Attend, 62% Never

1060x600-a0334c0ed6181e015661f25675645200[1]In a poll about American’s attitudes toward religious freedom, Republicans, and especially conservatives, are standout churchgoers.

So What Do We Make of This Arian Foster Atheism Business?

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster, who is facing groin surgery and a lengthy recovery period, is now making headlines for a different reason. He’s an atheist.

Atheist Activist Group Demands Texas School District to Remove Christian Quotes from Walls

Reagan-Quote[1]A prominent atheist activist group is demanding that a Texas school district remove a number of Christian quotes from its walls, contending that they “unconstitutionally promote religion.”

Atheism More Complex Than Just Rejecting Presence of God

The philosophic atheist is one who stands in opposition to theism, in that he or she denies a personal God.

“No Country For Secular Bloggers”: Niloy Neel is the Fourth Bangladeshi Blogger Killed in 2015

8270457-741x450[1]All those killed were secular and critical of conservative religious political movements in the country.

Secular Groups Write to Nigerian President Over Blasphemy Death Sentences

The National Secular Society has joined other secularist organisations in calling for a full pardon and civil protection for nine people recently sentenced to death by a Sharia court in Nigeria.

Scott Lively: ‘Religious Freedom’ Only Applies To Christians, And That’s Why God’s Punishing Us With Gay Rights

Lively explained, it is because the United States has grown to accept “religious pluralism” that God is now punishing us with abortion rights and LGBT equality.