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Modern Atheism

Exploring Atheism, Secularism, Humanism as well as Logic, Reason and Skepticism In Today's World.


Modern Atheism

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The First Amendment. If someone doesn't know much about history, politics or current events, they still probably know about the First Amendment.

Does the religious right and the GOP plan to turn the U.S. into a theocracy?

examiner.com

This essay is adapted from a piece originally printed in the March/April 2015 issue of Orion. Request a free trial issue of Orion here. To teach evolution at the University of Kentucky is to teach at an institution steeped in the history of defending evolution education. The first effort to pass an anti-evolution law...

Teaching Evolution to Students Who Tell Me They’ll Pray for My Soul

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1 in 4 Americans Don't Believe in God; Lack of Trust in Local Churches Cited as a Reason Why Adults Are Leaving the Faith

1 in 4 Americans Don't Believe in God; Lack of Trust in Local Churches Cited as a Reason Why Adults Are Leaving the Faith

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A product recall has been issued for the Bible following concerns that users of the religious instruction manual could be putting themselves and others at risk. (Satire)

Product recall issued for Bible amid health and safety concerns

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The network aired a program about nonbelievers that wrongly suggested they not only are a unified group, but the most hated one in the country.

CNN Thinks Atheists Are the Devil

thedailybeast.com

If you don’t believe in God, you might want to move to the Pacific Northwest.

This is the most godless city in America

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Did you hear about the man who entered New Orleans’ airport with explosives and a machete? No? Well, you would have if he’d been Muslim.

Surprise! Another Christian Terrorist

thedailybeast.com

Have world religions been the cause of violence throughout the ages? | Richard Dawkins Foundation

Have world religions been the cause of violence throughout the ages?

richarddawkins.net

Why should atheists have to show respect for religion?

Why should atheists have to show respect for religion?

rawstory.com

Monogamy Isn’t Biblical, It’s Roman

Monogamy Isn’t <i>Biblical</i>, It’s <i>Roman</i>

patheos.com

This family doesn't fit the stereotypes of angry or amoral. And their journey from faith to atheism ends with a surprising twist.

The friendly atheists next door

cnn.com

Losing God, a Documentary About Shedding Your Faith, is Now Available on Amazon

<em>Losing God</em>, a Documentary About Shedding Your Faith, is Now Available on Amazon

patheos.com

The 30-year-old Hermitage woman came out as an atheist almost a year ago and is adding her voice to a national push to take provisions that discriminate against nonbelievers off the books. The effort is spearheaded by Openly Secular, which issued a report late last year finding that eight states, including Tennessee, had similar language in their constitutions.

Atheists want law removed that bars them from office

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Is there a God? CNN Special Report: Atheists: Inside the World of Non-Believers. Tuesday, March 24th at 9 ET/PT.

CNN Special Report: Atheists: Inside the World of Non-Believers - CNN Video

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Christian conservatives win, children lose: Texas textbooks will teach public school students that the Founding Fathers based the Constitution on the Bible, and the American system of democracy was inspired by Moses.

Texas approves textbooks with Moses as Founding Father

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I wasn't aware of this new book, but it would seem to be a good complement to The Albatross. It's by Julien Musolino, a professor of cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics at Rutgers, and is called The Soul Fallacy: What Science Shows We Gain by Letting Go of Our Soul Beliefs. It was published by Prometheus, came out…

A new book on the nonexistence of the soul

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Who says you can't make money off religion, even if you aren't a believer yourself? After all, isn't that what some of the most famous Evangelical Christians

Atheist Making A Fortune From Selling Bibles Says The Money Is Too Good To Be True

inquisitr.com

A library of cross-disciplinary interestingness and combinatorial creativity

Bertrand Russell on Immortality, Why Religion Exists, and What “The Good Life” Really Means

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Openly Secular | Let's end secular discrimination and increase acceptance

Let's end secular discrimination and increase acceptance

openlysecularday.org

4 Important Things That Atheists Wish Everyone Knew About Them | Richard Dawkins Foundation

4 Important Things That Atheists Wish Everyone Knew About Them

richarddawkins.net

Rep. Christy Perry says it violates parents' rights if they're required to treat their sick children.

'Pro Life' GOPer Says It's Fine For Kids to Die in the Name of God

alternet.org

A bill that would restrict the right to marry to people of faith and would mandate all marriage licenses be approved by a member of the clergy was approved by the Oklahoma state House on Tuesday.

Oklahoma House passes bill restricting marriage to people of faith

patheos.com

The emergence of politically sophisticated societies may be assisted by faith in supernatural spirits but does not require &quot;big god&quot; religion

Complex Societies Evolved without Belief in All-Powerful Deity

scientificamerican.com

The scholarships we've found for atheists and freethinkers cover a lot of ground. Basically it proves our point that there are scholarships that exist well outside what most people consider to be mainstream.

College Scholarships for Students who are Atheists and Freethinkers

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