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  1. Can atheist Sam Harris become a spiritual figure?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Washington Post

    ... bestsellers and fueled a deeper new look at secular ethics. The post-Sept. 11 revival has been dubbed the "New Atheism." But a decade after his best-known book - "The End of Faith" - the uber-skeptic this month comes out with a new one that is ...


  2. Arabs without GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Juan Cole

    ... family, friends and employers. Muslim societies have had their share of sceptics throughout the centuries but the atheism and agnosticism now emerging, especially among the younger generation, is often the result of a more generalised disaffection. ...


  3. Is Fundamentalism a Problem?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Daily Kos

    ... a conclusion. Perhaps it is the years of lectures I chose to succumb to as a student of history. Perhaps it is my atheism, which encourages me to automatically ally myself with repressed religious minorities. Or perhaps it is my fear that many ...


  4. Sam Harris wants atheists a " and everyone else a " to get spiritualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Religion News Service

    ... success rests with Harris' core audience: atheists. Many of his erstwhile followers credit Harris with launching New Atheism - an aggressive form of non-belief that calls for the eradication of religion - with his 2004 book " The End of Faith: ...


  5. Atheists Blast Jan Brewer for Her Creation of an 'Office of Faith and Community Partnerships'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Phoenix New Times

    ... still get e-mails from constituents . . . who never thought it would be possible for people of secular community and atheism to be part of the government," Mendez says today. "I think the governor's actions [are] a missed opportunity and a kind of ...


  6. .com | The myth of evangelical, militant atheismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | News24

    I noted the use of a new term "evangelical atheism" in recent article on the Daily Maverick website by a Christian whining about actions being initiated to stop government funded schools promoting themselves as "Christian" schools and abusing their secular status by proselytising one particular religious view to pupils. The author of that hypocritical diatribe clearly sees no problem with a publicly funded school, that serves a diverse local community, imposing the views of her particular religious minority cult on all pupils at the school.


  7. Indiana Governor Mike Pence Stands Up to Atheistic FascismRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... One, protects the American people from our government establishing an official national religion, including Secular Atheism. A city council or a high school football team engaging in or even promoting a specific religion does not logically lead to ... 1 comment

  8. CNN's Lemon Uses Bill Maher Tweet To Revisit 'Islam is A Violent Religion' DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 |

    ... Ellison then replied to Maher's Tweet by bringing in the history of non-religious ideologies specifically, atheism/communism: REP. KEITH ELLISON, (D), MINNESOTA: Well, you know, I think that it's not just religion. It goes beyond that. I mean, look, ...


  9. Ben Carson: ISIS Not High on Obama's Priority ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | News Max

    ... he added. "I'm not perfectly happen for them to try to thrust their religion on everybody else, their religion being atheism." Carson said on Monday on "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV that he's not sure that Obama really has "the will" to ...


  10. Madalyn Murray O'Hair Interview 1965Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Ukiah Blog Live

    ... world now, and it's time to put away childish things. But people don't, because most of them don't even know what atheism is. It's not a negation of anything. You don't have to negate what no one can prove exists. No, atheism is a very positive ...


  11. Salon Columnist Twists Ray Rice Beating Scandal to Blast Hobby LobbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 |

    ... a month earlier, Werleman contended in a piece for AlterNet that Fox News Channel has " waged a relentless war on atheism " because its audience is "afraid of an America they no longer understand afraid of the rapid deceleration of church ...


  12. Straw Gods and Puny GodsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | PrawfsBlawg

    ... about how to define the playing field when we talk about belief, and particularly the beliefs we often refer to as atheism and agnosticism, I love her work. She is a public intellectual with full philosopher chops, including a Ph.D. from Princeton ...


  13. Sam Harris's Vanishing SelfRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Ukiah Blog Live

    ... I interviewed him recently about the book and some of the arguments he makes in it. Gary Gutting: A common basis for atheism is naturalism - the view that only science can give a reliable account of what's in the world. But in "Waking Up" you say ...


  14. No ghosts, no gods, no aliens on my atheism channelRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | New Scientist

    ... atheist, agnostic, secular humanist or just curious. With it, we plan to get a level of public recognition for atheism and atheists that the US has lacked. Viewer numbers have already rocketed past our highest expectations. There are so many things ...


  15. Should atheists who refuse to say a so help me Goda be excluded from the Air Force?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | The Washington Post

    ... this, the First Amendment more broadly bars the government from excluding atheists from positions because of their atheism, as the Court unanimously held in Torcaso v. Watkins (1961) . (For a recent conservative endorsement of that position, see ...


  16. Awe, With And Without The GodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    In a 2006 article for the Los Angeles Times , Sam Harris identified 10 myths about atheism, among them the idea that "atheists are closed to spiritual experience." Harris explained: "There is nothing that prevents an atheist from experiencing love, ecstasy, rapture and awe; atheists can value these experiences and seek them regularly."


  17. Thanks for this. I think ifRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 31 | BlogHer

    We hear a lot about how "white men are the face of atheism" and "why women don't subscribe to atheism" and shit. Truth is, there are plenty of women who are atheists, even ones in the spotlight.


  18. My Atheist Refrain. I Laugh at our Portrayal. With Fear.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Daily Kos

    ... every colloquialism in our language. Marriage is a religious construct. Yet, when a few people post diaries about atheism, we get complaints about how bothersome it is to hear about it? Well, let me add my descant. My ultra-high soprano voice isn't ...


  19. (VIDEO) FL Man Kicked Out Of Public Meeting After Refusing To Stand For Pledge Of AllegianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Daily Kos

    ... organization that advocates for the separation of church and state. They also offer education on matters relating to atheism, agnosticism, and non theism. I'm in awe that tax-paid government meetings are still holding prayer before proceeding with ...


  20. Atheist group's lawsuit against Orange County School District thrown outRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | WFTV Orlando

    Before the dispute could play out in court, the school board agreed an atheist group could distribute its pamphlets when Christian groups leave An atheist group was allowed to leave pamphlets about atheism at schools like Boone High School last year, but they claimed the district censored their views so they took it to court. That led to David Williamson and the Central Florida Free Thought Community to leave pamphlets about atheism at the same schools. 1 comment