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  1. Just another religion'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | New Jersey Jewish News

    "Evolution is just another religion." "Atheism is just another religion." The novelist Michael Crichton once griped that "environmentalism seems to be the religion of choice for urban atheists."


  2. Barry A. Hazle Jr., Atheist, Wins Nearly $2 Million In Settlement Over Faith-Based Rehab ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Switched

    ... either." "I'm an atheist, but I'm very relaxed about it," the "Harry Potter" star said in 2009. "I don't preach my atheism, but I have a huge amount of respect for people like Richard Dawkins who do. Anything he does on television, I will watch." In ...


  3. Seven-Figure Settlement for Atheist Calif. AddictRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    ... pleading no-contest in 2006 to possession of methamphetamine, Hazle said he told officials several times that his atheism made him reluctant to participate in religious-treatment programs In 2007, however, Hazle was allegedly paroled to a 90-day ...


  4. Reza Aslan: People Like Sam Harris 'Give Atheism a Bad Name'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 |

    ... of bad ideas," wrote. In a response on The Young Turks, Aslan rejected Harris's premise and said that his atheism had begun to take on a fundamentalist tone, itself. "When you combine an absolute sense of certainty with the kind of the literalism ...


  5. .com | Militant atheism -The religion that failedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | News24

    ... atrocities and Dawkins was shown to be in gross error. Although Communism is one of the most well-known cases of atheism's ties to mass murder, the French Revolution and subsequent Reign of Terror , inspired by the works of Diderot, Voltaire, Sade, ...


  6. Atheist Stephen Hawking claims to know that God does not existRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 |

    ... just come out, as it where, as an Atheist of the positive affirmation of God's non-existence denomination / sect of Atheism. He stated: What I meant by 'we would know the mind of God' is we would know everything that God would know if there was a ...


  7. The Simple Question This Famed Christian Rapper Has for Atheists Like Richard DawkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 |

    ... who can constantly remind me of the realities we exist in." also addressed his upbringing and the path he took from atheism to Christianity, noting that, as a young man, his values were "twisted." "A value for me was, 'Man, that guy on the corner ...


  8. Why I am an Agnostic AtheistRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Psychology Today

    ... 'a' here means without or not (as in amoral or apolitical) and 'theism' means belief a personal God. Thus, for me, 'atheism' literally means I am without a belief in a personal god. (BTW, I think this is a more logically defensible position than ...


  9. Are You There, Nobody? It's Me, MargaretBy Candida MossRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | The Daily Beast

    ... intention of helping toddlers take their first wobbly steps on the straight and narrow, but there are no books about atheism for children. This book seeks to fill that void (although arguably atheist kids should get used to nothingness sooner rather ...


  10. When tragedy strikes, should theists expect to know why?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | OUPblog

    ... distribution of evil things on earth, many philosophers conclude that there is no God. Tragedy, it seems, can make atheism reasonable. Theists-people who believe in God-may share this sentiment in some ways, but in the end they think that the ...


  11. On being an atheist: It's not a religion, a political position or a protestRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 |

    ... themselves, but want to convince everyone else there isn't one, and condemn those who embrace some form of religion. Atheism isn't a political position. Atheism isn't a religion of its own. Being an atheist isn't akin to a protest. Atheists are ...


  12. Iranian atheist begs: 'Don't send me back home ... I'll be killed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    ... vice-chairman of the Scottish Secular Society which campaigns for the separation of church and state, and promotes atheism, has appealed to the Home Office to prevent his forced return to Iran after the Court of Session rejected his asylum case. ...


  13. Irrational AtheismRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | The Atlantic

    ... explained by science, because it consists of material objects operating according to physical laws. In this sense, atheism embodies a whole picture of the world, offering explanations about its most general organization to the character of ...


  14. Stephen King's "tendency to believe in intelligent design"Read the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 |

    ... happens to have happened that way. Well, this does not do away with the evidence for fine tuning but does away with Atheism as a legitimate view of life, the universe and everything (including, of course, YHVH). But, just like Richard Dawkins can ...


  15. Richard Dawkins doesn't deserve this fellow atheist's smearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | New Statesman

    Even though Dawkins has never proclaimed himself as any kind of atheist "leader" his eminence among nonbelievers is purely a byproduct of his books and talks - he is the poster child for atheism, and everyone who hates atheists, including some other atheists, comes down on him. I can't count John Gray is an English writer, philosopher, and an atheist who has it in for New Atheists.


  16. How (And Why) To Crush The Dreams Of OthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 |

    ... his departure from evangelicalism, then was crestfallen to find he hadn't replaced militant orthodoxy with militant atheism. Hitchens even spoke to Schaeffer on the phone about the matter a and went away just as disappointed as many evangelicals ...


  17. Not The Final Word: Einstein on AtheismRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Hinckley Times

    The brave five-year-old, from Burbage, arrived home earlier this week after he received a donor heart at hospital in Newcastle last month Whether it's football, bowls, cage fighting, fencing, tennis, fishing, golf, wrestling, darts, snooker, cricket, boxing, or anything else, we want to hear what the residents of Hinckley Bosworth have been playing at Sometimes, however, an amazing quote comes our way which reminds us of something really important or inspires or even challenges us. I came across this comment of Albert Einstein which I love and so offer it to all of us to read and ponder on: "I'm not an atheist, and I don't think I can call myself a pantheist.


  18. New Book Encourages People to Face Religious Irrationality Head-OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... believes in God and 69% are absolutely certain about it. At only 7% of the population, those professing unbelief, atheism , are vastly outnumbered. In " Beyond Belief " (published by Xlibris), Stewart shares his experience and his reasons in hopes ...


  19. .com | The Agnostic view: Christian vs. Atheist debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | News24

    I write this as comment on the debate, which has solicited so many comments and attacks, the Christian versus Atheism war. I would like to explore the position of indifference to this matter, which has existed since time has begun and will remain for the rest of time.


  20. .com | Reply to Atheists- think on thisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | News24

    ... to tell you that what you believe in is total hogwash. But that's only part of the reason. Here is the full gist. Atheism is the result of rebelliousness, which naturally comes about when those in power force it down your throat that all of your ...