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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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‘Guru of Bling’ collects testicles for God: An Indian spiritual leader is accused of convincing up to 400 followers to remove their testicles, claiming that by doing so the men would be able to speak directly to God.

Guru convinced 400 men to castrate themselves to be closer to God

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Announcing the Launch of the Secular Hotline Project!

Announcing the Launch of the Secular Hotline Project!

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In the United States, when a politician refuses to admit he accepts evolution, he’s still considered a plausible candidate for President. In Canada, when a politician doubts evolution, he’s laughed off the public stage.

This is How Everyone Should React When a Politician Admits He Doesn’t Accept Evolution

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Pastafarians are after equality in Germany. Rüdiger Weida aka Bruder Spaghettus founded the"Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster" in Templin, Germany of last year.

Bruder Spaghettus Seeks German Approval of 'Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster' - disinformation

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California’s 21st state senate district is holding a special election on March 17.

Atheist comedian runs for state senate

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We live in an age when all manner of scientific knowledge--from climate change to vaccinations--faces furious opposition. Some even have doubts about the moon landing.

Why Do Many Reasonable People Doubt Science?

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ICYMI: A look at what humanism can learn from the church. What's transferable, and what's not?

Christian nationalism and a fear of historical truth is driving Republican lawmakers in Oklahoma to replace Advanced Placement U.S. History classes with a course emphasizing the Ten Commandments, Bible studies and Christian sermons.

Oklahoma bill replaces AP History with Bible studies and sermons

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Los Angeles - When Bart Campolo broke with the church almost five years ago, he immediately began to feel something missing.It wasn't so much that

Colleges bring in 'humanist' chaplains to serve nonbelievers

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Atheists, secular humanists and other nonreligious people would be allowed to officiate weddings under a proposal that's emerged in Ohio.

Ohio bill would allow atheists to officiate weddings

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"No Court has ever held that religiously motivated conduct, expressive or otherwise, trumps state discrimination law in public accommodations."

Judge To Anti-Gay Florist: Religion Is Not An Excuse To Defy Anti-Discrimination Laws

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Christian Pediatrician Refuses to Treat Baby Girl Because Her Parents Are Lesbians

Christian Pediatrician Refuses to Treat Baby Girl Because Her Parents Are Lesbians

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    Lҽىɭɩҽ Raʏҽ

    So glad to see people standing against this!! Super proud of this pediatrician.

While there are more than 200 in Texas and California, some New England states don't have any.

Do you know how many megachurches are in your state?

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"Under House Joint Resolution 71, proposed by Rep. James VanHuss (R-Jonesborough), the following words would be added to Article I of the Constitution of Tennessee.: "We recognize that our liberties do not come from governments, but from Almighty God, our Creator and Savior"

Sinister Law Brings Theocracy To Tennessee: The Christian Right Are Coming For Your State Next

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A Physicist Rebuts the Fine-Tuning Argument Christian Apologists Love to Use

A Physicist Rebuts the Fine-Tuning Argument Christian Apologists Love to Use

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For decades, the Catholic Church has been dogged by scandals involving money. Vatican City — a sovereign state — controls its own finances through the

From Laundering To Profiteering, A Multitude Of Sins At The Vatican Bank

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Chairman of Alabama GOP: Allowing same-sex marriage will bring down ‘God’s wrath’ upon us

Chairman of Alabama GOP: Allowing same-sex marriage will bring down ‘God’s wrath’ upon us

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The Baloney Detection Kit: Carl Sagan’s Rules for Bullshit-Busting and Critical Thinking

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We Are Atheism responds to the UNC Chapel Hill Shootings | We Are Atheism

We Are Atheism responds to the UNC Chapel Hill Shootings

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Revenge of the religious right: Kansas Governor Sam Brownback rescinds an order protecting LGBT state government employees from harassment and discrimination stemming from sexual orientation or gender identity.

Kansas Governor revokes protections for gay and transgender state employees

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What’s Wrong with Telling an Atheist You’ll Pray for Her?

What’s Wrong with Telling an Atheist You’ll Pray for Her?

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Both political commenters and government officials voiced their opinions after an Oregon judge ruled that Christian bakery owners discriminated against a lesbian couple after refusing to bake them a wedding cake.

Reactions to Christian Bakery Owners Facing Discrimination Charges

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If You’re Looking for a Positive Way to Respond to the Chapel Hill Shootings, Here’s One Way to Help

If You’re Looking for a Positive Way to Respond to the Chapel Hill Shootings, Here’s One Way to Help

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"What Happens When You Call the Number on a Christian Billboard?" Our old friend Lady A lets us know in her new blog, The Normal Atheist.

What Happens When You Call the Number on a Christian Billboard?

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