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Over the past year there have been countless cases of discrimination and outright violence against religious minorities and nontheists.
Are Atheists all Freethinkers? What is Freethought?
For centuries, religious leaders like the Pope and the Dalai Lama have been seen as a beacon of hope and guidance for believers. But their influence can be harmful.
In the early 1970s Jeff Halper didn’t call himself a Zionist despite his decision to make his home in the Jewish State. Today he’s quite clear where he stands, “I’m an anti-Zionist”.
The idea of atheists attending church services seems contradictory. Doesn’t that require belief in God?
I’ve really struggled to figure out what to say since I first heard the reports of yet another mass shooting on American soil.
While much of the response was predictable and repetitive there is one specific detail of the story that has featured prominently in media coverage across the board.
Presidential candidates Jeb Bush, John Kasich, and Mike Huckabee responded to news of the shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon with tweets expressing their condolences and offering prayers for the victims and their families.
The US-based Centre for Inquiry (CFI) has launched a new website for their campaign to promote and defend free expression, in time to celebrate International Blasphemy Rights Day.
Would we be happier and less prone to become depressed if we at least clung to some *hope* that there is a better life waiting for us after we die?
The religious attributes discursively ascribed to ‘New Atheism’ are in the same league as the militarism attributed to it a lack of belief that is commonly misrepresented as a positive belief in the non-existence of supernatural phenomena.
Christians have a remarkable talent for sticking our feet in our mouths. When searching the words most commonly associated with “Christian,” the list ain’t pretty.
Pope Francis personally arranged the brief visit by email ahead of his visit to the United States.
With regards to school prayer, Madalyn Murray O’Hair played no role at all — not even a minor one.
Today, the process is deemed unhealthy by numerous mental health professionals around the world.