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4 hrs ago | The Spectator

Is moral change speeding up?

After David Cameron's whole God thing last week, there was a discussion on the radio this morning about whether religion is necessary for morality.


Related Topix: Religion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

New tomes shed light on our relationship to religion

As many of us get ready to celebrate Easter and Passover, it is perhaps worth noting that, last year, a Gallup poll indicated that most Americans - 77 percent - think religion is no longer the influence in this country it used to be.


Related Topix: Religion, Entertainment

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Panda's Thumb

New book on understanding evolution

I occasionally get books for review unsolicited, and many of them are not worth noticing.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

World Magazine

Islam wins the battle of P.C. causes

A poster child of women's rights-a woman who should be every feminist's dream-was disinvited from receiving an honorary degree at Brandeis University last week.


Related Topix: Religion, Islam, Brandeis University, Abortion

Jim Jones the Atheist preacher of Jones Town

The Jones Town mass suicide of the late 1970s AD amounted to 900 deaths including 276 children.


Related Topix: Religion

Free Republic

By 2024, The Democrats Will Be An Atheist Party

Democrats are waging war on the faithful and are even comfortable booing God on national TV.


Related Topix: Religion

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Daily Pennsylvanian

Collin Boots | Are atheists persecuted in America?

Recently, Saudi Arabia officially declared that all atheist organizations are terrorist groups.


Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Daily Campus

World famous Richard Dawkins gives a lecture at Jorgensen theater

In the wake of the rampaging riots and post-game celebrations at UConn, a carefully measured ration of reason has been brought to our school.


Related Topix: Theater, Biology

National Public Radio

Embracing Atheism After A Wild Journey To Find God

Author Barbara Ehrenreich is known for her work on poverty and other social issues.


Related Topix: Religion

Mon Apr 07, 2014


Atheism, a mere 'gateway ideology' to worse convictions?

Keen writer, are we? Seems so, you have just had your 5th piece selected as an Editor's Choice article! For me, personally, atheism was a gateway ideology that lead to a far more dangerous state of mind.


Related Topix: Religion

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Daily Kos

Are you now the same religious/lack of religious /"belief" system of your parents?

My father and mother were both Jewish. My father was raised Conservative, my mother barely Reform.


Related Topix: Judaism, US News, Liberal Political News

Religious wars vs. Atheist wars

Within various formats-from statistics to Atheist vs. Christian debates and much more in between-the issue of wars, and specifically religious wars , is considered.


Related Topix: Religion

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch


The Unbelievers university tour stops at Ohio State University at 7 p.m. on Monday at Mershon Auditorium, 1871 N. High St. Tickets are $15 for OSU students and $30 for nonstudents.


Related Topix: Ohio State University, Religion, Arizona State University, Columbus, OH

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

Saudi Arabia Codifies Atheism as Terrorism

Our partners in peace in Saudi Arabia has now made it a crime to not believe in God.


Related Topix: Terrorism, Religion, Prison

Doctor's Real-Life Switch From Atheism to Christianity Inspired ...

Yip's character, an atheist who converts to Christianity after meeting protagonist Josh Wheaton on campus, is actually based on a real-life doctor who went through a similar experience decades ago.


Related Topix: Religion, Medicine, Surgery, US Politics, US News

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Washington Times

New Saudi law likens atheism to terrorism, says human rights group

Anti-terrorism regulations brought forth by the interior ministry in Saudi Arabia over the past few weeks would result in atheism being tantamount to terrorism, according to an international human rights advocacy organization.


Related Topix: Terrorism, Religion

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Onward State

Willard Preacher Turns To Atheism

According to several eyewitnesses, The Willard Preacher suddenly said, "You know what? Fuck this," and promptly became an Atheist yesterday afternoon.


Related Topix: Religion

Fri Mar 28, 2014

New Jersey Jewish News

A - Jewish atheist' lets go of the - Jewish'

At the age of six, some 40 years before he became president of American Atheists, David Silverman came to the conclusion that there was no God.


Related Topix: Cranford, NJ, Religion, Judaism, Morris Plains, NJ, Yeshiva University

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The 'Argument from Evil' doesn't disprove God

Negative things such as dark, chaos, cold, and emptiness don't - in the strictest sense - exist .


Related Topix: Religion

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Pat Robertson suggests woman's atheism was caused by rape or abuse

Well, this is certainly a theory we hadn’t considered. Pat Robertson speculated on his show Monday that an atheist woman didn’t believe in God because she had been abused by her father or raped.


Related Topix: Religion