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  1. Study: People don't like atheists because they serve as a grim reminder of death's finalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Raw Story

    ... after reflecting on their own mortality. A second experiment with another 200 students found that thinking about atheism made religious people more likely to think about death. The findings support the idea that one of the reasons people dislike and ...

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  2. Obama IRS Targets ChurchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | News Max

    ... activities. The foundation, which describes itself as "an effective state/church watchdog and voice for . . . atheism, agnosticism, skepticism," trumpeted the IRS agreement at issue as an "IRS Victory!" on its website homepage. Given the Obama IRS' ...

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  3. Washington Post Op-ed: Lacking faith in an atheist presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... get elected." I explained to her that Americans don't like atheists, but I didn't tell her how much. Surveys rank atheism as the trait most likely to turn off potential voters, and atheists are the least trusted group in the United States, less ...

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  4. A Professor At Polk State College Allegedly Failed A Student For...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Right Wing News

    ... a "zero" on four separate papers because the 16-year-old did not "conform to his personal worldviews of Marxism, Atheism, Feminism, and homosexuality." The law firm has called for a full, private investigation of the professor and the course ...

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  5. America's problem with atheists in the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The Washington Post

    ... get elected." I explained to her that Americans don't like atheists, but I didn't tell her how much. Surveys rank atheism as the trait most likely to turn off potential voters, and atheists are the least trusted group in the United States, less ...

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  6. IRS Is Sued For Investigating ChurchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Forbes.com

    ... Activities Referral Committee." FFRF describes itself as "an effective state/church watchdog and voice for a atheism, agnosticism, skepticism," says the IRS agreement is a victory. The group's homepage also list a purported success entitled, "FFRF ...

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  7. .com | What hope is there without God?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | News24

    One of the most common critiques of atheism is that atheism offers nothing. It offers no hope of answered prayer, no hope of eternal life and no help from God in a time of dire need. 26 comments

  8. Churches Can No Longer Hide the Truth: Daniel Dennett on the New TransparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Religion Dispatched

    ... information. This is going to change everything. Which do you think will be more likely: a shift from religiosity to atheism, or a change within religious groups towards more liberal interpretation of scripture? I don't see how the traditional ...

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  9. Reclaiming Secularism is the Key to Protecting Religious LibertyRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | PerrSpectives

    ... we might find offensive. And in the uniquely American context, "secularism" is not a spiritual philosophy embracing atheism or godlessness, but a political creed which recognizes that the separation of church and state is the surest protector of ...

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  10. God is dead boringRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... already thought I was weird and I guess I chose my friends well. No one in my family has ever been bothered by my atheism. Nor has any believer ever challenged me in public. Although a couple of my female friends have been on the receiving end of ...

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  11. A Jewish Atheist PM?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Washington Monthly

    ... not about to tell the descendent of Holocaust survivors he has to be religiously observant to qualify. Karl Marx's atheism sure didn't protect him or his ethnic and ideological heirs from anti-Semitism, did it? But getting back to the main issue, I ...

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  12. Gary Gutting and Alvin Plantinga "Is Atheism Irrational?"Read the original story

    Friday May 1 | Examiner.com

    The New York Times posted an interview by Gary Gutting with Alvin Plantinga titled, Is Atheism Irrational? . Plantinga is an emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, a former president of both the Society of Christian Philosophers and the American Philosophical Association, and the author, most recently, of " Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion, and Naturalism ." 1 comment

  13. Prayer row: Stephen Nolan's atheism challenged live on airRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Coleraine Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The BBC presenter was chairing an on-air debate on Wednesday about whether Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council should retain its traditional prayer before opening for business.

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  14. Defying Taboo, Middle East Atheists Launch TV ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Voice of America

    In Egypt, a deeply religious country in a deeply religious region, atheism is not only taboo, it is dangerous. It is sometimes even criminal to publicly declare nonbelief.

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  15. CredoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Daily Kos

    ... staunchly atheist. Believing faith in God to be sheer stupidity, I even went so far as seeking to convert others to atheism. At one point, while enjoying a beer with a Christian professor of mine at the University of South Carolina, I went so far as ...

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  16. Madison group offers $40,000 for funny atheist sitcomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | TwinCities

    The Madison-based Freedom From Religion Foundation and The Center for Inquiry are looking for writers to create a television comedy that reflects a positive view of atheism. The competition is called the "No God But Funny Contest."

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  17. The Freedom Agenda @BobChurchill @BenedictRogers @microphilosophy #ypfpspeakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Psybertron Asks

    As well as several recent posts - [ Secular Politics ] [ The Art of Freedom ] [ Freedom Regained ] - there are a number of other items and events on the topic of freedom. [Still to publish a complete review of Baggini's Freedom Regained, referenced in the above - but a recommended read.] Prompted to post this after seeing the headline " Atheism is Freedom " and thinking that's really a matter of context - the context for that particular atheist being Iran.

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  18. .com | Tha nature of GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | News24

    Before settling in for the evening to further a manuscript on the simplicity of God's ancient message to mankind, I noticed that an article relating to atheism was one of the most commented on for the day. It just so happened that earlier this weekend, while contemplating what theme to cover next in the manuscript, Divine intervention pointed towards 'Redemption and the nature of Man'.

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  19. Interview: 'What If I'm a(n) Atheist' author David SeidmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Examiner.com

    ... nothing wrong with them -- and guide them to safe, practical ways to handle challenges like how to reveal their atheism to their parents -- well, it could do a lot of good. And I hope it does. In the book, you make it clear that theists are also a ...

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  20. Nick Clegg reveals he is not an atheistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Daily Mail

    ... he said he 'dutifully' attends Mass every week with his Catholic wife Miriam and their three sons Asked about his atheism, Mr Clegg said he wanted to correct the record and said: 'I'm actually not - and have never been - a rigid atheist. I was asked ...

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